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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 58 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手十尸一 (QJSM), four-corner 55174, composition ⿱⿰)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 362, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9927
  • Dae Jaweon: page 680, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 961, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5F57

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds, *sɢʷids):  ‎(broom) +  ‎(hand) – to hold a broom which is made of bamboo.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /xuei⁵¹/
Harbin /xuei⁵³/
Tianjin /xuei⁵³/
Jinan /xuei²¹/
Qingdao /xue⁴²/
Zhengzhou /xuei³¹²/
Xi'an /xuei⁴⁴/
Xining /xuɨ²¹³/
Yinchuan /xuei¹³/
Lanzhou /xuei¹³/
Ürümqi /xuei²¹³/
Wuhan /xuei³⁵/
Chengdu /xuei¹³/
Guiyang /xuei²¹³/
Kunming /xuei²¹²/
Nanjing /xuəi⁴⁴/
Hefei /xue⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /xuei⁴⁵/
Pingyao
Hohhot /xuei⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦue²³/
Suzhou /ɦue̞³¹/
Hangzhou /ɦui¹³/
Wenzhou /vu²²/
Hui Shexian /xue²²/
Tunxi /xuə⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /fei⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /ɸəi⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian /fi⁵³/
Taoyuan /fui⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wɐi²²/
Nanning /wɐi²²/
Hong Kong /wɐi²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /sui²²/
/hui²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /suɔi²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xy⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hui³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hui³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (17) (35) (17)
Final () (16) (38) (36)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Closed
Division () III Chongniu III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ziuɪH/ /ɦˠiuᴇiH/ /ziuᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/zʷiH/ /ɦʷᵚieiH/ /zʷiɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/zjuɪH/ /ɣiuæiH/ /ziuæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/zwiH/ /ɦjwiajH/ /zwiajH/
Li
Rong
/zuiH/ /ɣjuɛiH/ /ziuɛiH/
Wang
Li
/zwiH/ /ɣĭwɛiH/ /zĭwɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/zwiH/ /i̯wɛiH/ /zi̯wɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
suì wèi suì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huì
Middle
Chinese
‹ zjwejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*s-[ɢ]ʷe[t]-s/
English broom; comet

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 5462 5467 5475
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*sɢʷeds/ /*ɢʷeds/ /*sɢʷids/

Definitions[edit]

  1. broomstick
  2. comet

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hye, se) (hangeul , , revised hye, se, McCune-Reischauer hye, se, Yale hyey, sey)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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