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U+66F0, 曰
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66F0

[U+66EF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+66F1]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
曰-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 日 (A) or X日 (XA), four-corner 60100, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #73, .

Derived characters[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with , which is generally slimmer and taller, and has a middle stroke that often extends to both sides in non-regular script fonts.

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 502, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14278
  • Dae Jaweon: page 872, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1482, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+66F0

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms syllable filler

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming) Libian (compiled in Qing)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts Clerical script
曰-oracle.svg 曰-bronze.svg 曰-silk.svg 曰-seal.svg 曰-bigseal.svg 曰-clerical.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɢʷad
*kʷɯːd, *ɡʷɯd

Ideogram (指事): a mouth () with word or breath () coming out. Compare and , where a small stroke is also used to represent words.

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with (OC *ɡroːds) according to Sagart (1999); if so, it is from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *grwas (to speak; word).

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (68)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦʉɐt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷiɐt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuɐt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦuat̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuɐt̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwɐt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɐt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yuè
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yuē
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjwot ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷat/
English say

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. 16312
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷad/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to say; to speak
  2. to be called (the name of)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viết, vất, vết, vít)

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