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U+669C, 暜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-669C

[U+669B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+669D]
暜 U+2F8D5, 暜
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-2F8D5
最
[U+2F8D4]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs Supplement 肭
[U+2F8D6]
See also: , , , and 𤾕

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

A CJK compatibility ideograph (U+2F8D5) exists with as the bottom component instead of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input X卜廿日 (XYTA) or 卜廿日 (YTA), composition or ⿱)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tʰiːds
*tʰiːds
*tʰiːd

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to substitute”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“universal, widespread”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Usage notes[edit]

Note that etymology 1 applies to the character with as the bottom component (U+2F8D5) while etymology 2 applies to the character with as the bottom component (U+669C). When regular script (楷書) became the more prominent style in Chinese calligraphy, the component in 暜 was simplified to and respectively to avoid confusion between the two forms.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. Alternative form of (general, universal, widespread)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This character was added to JIS X 0208 in 1990 but is scarcely used except in historical texts.