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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 日心竹竹 (APHH), four-corner 60227, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 492, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13814
  • Dae Jaweon: page 854, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1494, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6613

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
易-oracle.svg 易-bronze.svg 易-silk.svg 易-bigseal.svg 易-seal.svg

Oracle bone and bronze inscriptions: original form of (OC *sleːɡs, “to confer, to bestow”); specialised from (OC *qleɡ, “to benefit”).

Shuowen: pictogram (象形), original form of (OC *leɡ, “lizard”).

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (36)
Final () (123)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/iæk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiajk̚/
Li
Rong
/iɛk̚/
Wang
Li
/jĭɛk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯ɛk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yek ›
Old
Chinese
/*lek/
English change; exchange

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 # 2/2
No. 15034
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*leɡ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to exchange; to interchange
  2. to change; to alter; to modify
  3. Short for 易經易经 (Yìjīng, “I Ching”).
  4. A surname​.

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (36)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jiᴇH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jiɛH/
Shao
Rongfen
/jɛH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jiə̆H/
Li
Rong
/ieH/
Wang
Li
/jǐeH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ie̯H/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yeH ›
Old
Chinese
/*lek-s/
English easy

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 # 1/2
No. 15029
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*leːɡs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. easy; simple; not difficult
  2. gentle; kind
  3. effortless; prone to
  4. easily; effortlessly

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana えき, romaji eki)

  1. divination
  2. fortune-telling

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(yeok, i) (hangeul , , revised yeok, i, McCune-Reischauer yŏk, i, Yale yek, i)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dịch, dể, dễ, di, diệc, dẻ, dẹ, dị, dịu, rẻ, rể)

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