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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
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Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 手月十十 (QBJJ), four-corner 57056, composition)

  1. to wave, to brandish
  2. direct, to command
  3. wipe away, to disperse
  4. squander

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 444, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12394
  • Dae Jaweon: page 795, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1925, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+63EE

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hʉi/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷɨi/
Shao
Rongfen
/xiuəi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/huj/
Li
Rong
/xiuəi/
Wang
Li
/xĭwəi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xwe̯i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
hēi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huī
Middle
Chinese
‹ xjwɨj ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʷʰər/
English wave, brandish

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. 7303
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰul/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to wield, to shake
  2. to scatter

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hwi) (hangeul , revised hwi, McCune-Reischauer hwi, Yale hwi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huy, huơi, hoay, hươi, loay)

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