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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡʷeːds): phonetic  ‎(OC *sɢʷeds, *ɢʷeds, *sɢʷids) + semantic  ‎(heart)

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 手十尸一心 (QJSMP), four-corner 55337, composition)

  1. bright, intelligent
  2. intelligence

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 399, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 739, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2340, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6167

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (33)
Final: (40)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Closed
Division: IV
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: huì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɦweiH/ /ɦʷeiH/ /ɣuɛiH/ /ɦwɛjH/ /ɣueiH/ /ɣiweiH/ /ɣiweiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huì ‹ hwejH › /*[ɢ]ʷˤe[t]-s/ intelligent

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5474 2 /*ɡʷeːds/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana けい, romaji Kei)

  1. A male given name

‎(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tuệ, huệ)

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