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U+6291, 抑
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6291

[U+6290]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6292]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手竹女中 (QHVL), four-corner 57020, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 421, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11883
  • Dae Jaweon: page 768, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1841, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6291

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
抑-oracle.svg 抑-bronze.svg 抑-bigseal.svg 抑-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • iak/ek - literary;
  • iah/ah/ia̍h/a̍h/á - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (134)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɨk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɨk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiek̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔik̚/
Li
Rong
/ʔiək̚/
Wang
Li
/ĭək̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔi̯ək̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ʔik › ‹ ʔik ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ʔ](r)ik/ /*[ʔ]ik/
English and, but, or rub, repress

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. 15013
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qɯɡ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to press down; to keep down
  2. to repress; to suppress; to restrain; to restrict
  3. to hinder; to hamper; to obstruct
  4. to lower (one's head); to look down
  5. deep; low-pitched
  6. sulky; depressed
  7. (Min Dong) muggy; sultry; humid
  8. or (linking alternatives)
  9. furthermore; moreover; also
  10. however; but
  11. then; and
  12. Meaningless sentence-initial particle.
  13. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

‎(hiragana そもそも, romaji somosomo)

  1. in the first place, to begin with, at all (in a question)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(eok) (hangeul , revised eok, McCune-Reischauer ŏk, Yale ek)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ức, ực)

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