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U+602A, 怪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-602A

[U+6029]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+602B]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 心水土 (PEG), four-corner 97014, composition)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 382, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10483
  • Dae Jaweon: page 711, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2288, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+602A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kruːds
*krɯːs
*kʰuːd

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kruːds): semantic  + phonetic (OC *kʰuːd); the sound "guai".

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: kòe - vernacular, koài - literary.

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /kuai⁵¹/
Harbin /kuai⁵³/
Tianjin /kuai⁵³/
Jinan /kuɛ²¹/
Qingdao /kuɛ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /kuai³¹²/
Xi'an /kuai⁴⁴/
Xining /kuɛ²¹³/
Yinchuan /kuɛ¹³/
Lanzhou /kuɛ¹³/
Ürümqi /kuai²¹³/
Wuhan /kuai³⁵/
Chengdu /kuai¹³/
Guiyang /kuai²¹³/
Kunming /kuæ²¹²/
Nanjing /kuae⁴⁴/
/kuae²¹²/
Hefei /kue̞⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /kuai⁴⁵/
Pingyao /kuæ³⁵/
Hohhot /kuɛ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /kua³⁵/
Suzhou /kuɑ⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /kue̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /ka⁴²/
Hui Shexian /kua³²⁴/
Tunxi /kua⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /kuai⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /kuai⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /kuai⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kuai⁵³/
Taoyuan /kuɑi⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kwai³³/
Nanning /kʷai³³/
Hong Kong /kwai³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kuai²¹/
/kue²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kuɑi²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kuɛ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kuai²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kuai³⁵/
/kɔi³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (34)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠuɛiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷᵚæiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɐiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwəɨjH/
Li
Rong
/kuɛiH/
Wang
Li
/kwɐiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwăiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guài
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guài
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwɛjH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʷˤrə-s/
English extraordinary

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 # 1/1
No. 7501
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kruːds/

Definitions[edit]

  1. strange, unusual, peculiar, out-of-the-ordinary
  2. to blame someone
  3. quite, rather

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. suspicious

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (kwɛjH).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かい, romaji kai, historical hiragana くわい)

  1. strangeness

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(goe) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer koe, Yale koy)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quái, quảy, quấy, quế)

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