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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  ‎(play) +  ‎(weapon) – to play (虍 + 豆) with a weapon (戈) (on stage).

Han character[edit]

(radical 62 +13, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿戈 (YTI), four-corner 23250, composition ⿰⿸)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (戲), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 許羈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hiᴇ/ /xie̯/ /xie/ /hiɛ/ /hiə̆/ /xǐe/ /xjɛ/
Character (戲), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 荒烏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/huo/ /xuo/ /xo/ /huo/ /hɔ/ /xu/ /xo/
Character (戲), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 香義切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hiᴇH/ /xie̯H/ /xieH/ /hiɛH/ /hiə̆H/ /xǐeH/ /xjɛH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xjeH › /*ŋ̊ (r)ar-s/ sport, joke

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
5194 1 /*qʰral/
5195 1 /*qʰrals/
5227 0 /*qʰaː/ 古文呼字

Definitions[edit]

  1. theatrical play, show, theater, theatre, opera

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Synonyms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, , hi, )

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