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U+6703, 會
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6703

[U+6702]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6704]

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional
Stroke order
會-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 人一田日 (OMWA), four-corner 80606, composition𫩏)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 503, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14306
  • Dae Jaweon: page 878, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1524, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6703

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms
𠃐

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
會-oracle.svg 會-bronze.svg 會-bigseal.svg 會-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
qʰruːbs
koːbs, *ɡoːbs
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs, *ɡoːbs
koːbs, *koːd
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs
koːbs, *ɡoːd
koːbs, *koːd
koːbs, *kroːbs
ɡoːbs
qoːbs, *qroːbs, *qroːbs
qoːbs
qoːbs, *qoːd
qoːbs
kʰroːbs
kʰroːbs

Pictogram (象形) – a lid on top of a container, with content in.

Etymology[edit]

All the pronunciations are ultimately cognate, derived from a root meaning "to join, to come together ~ to meet, to gather ~ to match, to fit ~ to understand". Perhaps related to (OC *kuːb, *ɡuːb, “to match”) ~ (OC *kaːbs, *kaːb, *ɡaːb, “lid”).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • Xiamen:
  • Quanzhou:
    • hōe - literary;
    • hēr - vernacular (limited, e.g. 分會).
Note:
  • fei5 - vernacular;
  • fei4 - literary.

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location 會 (開)
Mandarin Beijing /xuei⁵¹/
Harbin /xuei⁵³/
Tianjin /xuei⁵³/
Jinan /xuei²¹/
Qingdao /xue⁴²/
Zhengzhou /xuei³¹²/
Xi'an /xuei⁴⁴/
Xining /xuɨ²¹³/
Yinchuan /xuei¹³/
Lanzhou /xuei¹³/
Ürümqi /xuei²¹³/
Wuhan /xuei³⁵/
Chengdu /xuei¹³/
Guiyang /xuei²¹³/
Kunming /xuei²¹²/
Nanjing /xuəi⁴⁴/
Hefei /xue⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /xuei⁴⁵/
Pingyao /xuæ³⁵/
Hohhot /xuei⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦue²³/
Suzhou /ɦue̞³¹/
Hangzhou /ɦui¹³/
Wenzhou /vai²²/
Hui Shexian /xuɛ²²/
/uɛ²²/
Tunxi /xuə¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /fei⁵⁵/
/fei¹¹/
Xiangtan /ɸəi²¹/
Gan Nanchang /fɨi²¹/
Hakka Meixian /fi⁵³/
Taoyuan /fui⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wui³⁵/
Nanning /wui²²/
Hong Kong /wui³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hue²²/
/e²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /huɔi²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xo⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hue³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hui³³/
/ɔi³³/ ~做

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (33)
Final () (26)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwajH/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huì
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwajH ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-kˤop-s/
English meeting; have a meeting

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. 5507
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːbs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. union; group; association (Classifier: )
    • /   ―  shèhuì  ―  society
    • /   ―  bānghuì  ―  secret society, underworld gang
  2. a place where people meet; an economic or political centre; city, town
  3. occasion; opportunity; chance
  4. to understand; to grasp
    • /   ―  huì  ―  to misunderstand; misunderstanding
  5. lid; cover
  6. to match; to conform
  7. to marry
  8. to copulate
  9. to gather; to assemble
  10. to meet; to rendezvous
  11. meeting; gathering (Classifier: ; )
    1. Especially, meetings of deputies of their sovereigns in ancient China to form alliances.
      • /   ―  huì  ―  gathering, party
      • /   ―  ménghuì  ―  meeting of sovereigns
  12. rhythm; cadence
    • /   ―  jiéhuì  ―  rhythm of a musical piece

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Note: wui3 - nonstandard.
Note: substitute character for , which may be related to .
Note: substitute character for , which may be related to .
Note: substitute character for , which may be related to .
Note:
  • fei5 - vernacular;
  • fei4 - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (33)
Final () (26)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwajH/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huì
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwajH ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-kˤop-s/
English meeting; have a meeting

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. 5507
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːbs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. to know how to perform a task; can; to be able to
  2. to be possible; can
    污染使氣喘加重 [MSC, trad.]
    污染使气喘加重 [MSC, simp.]
    Wūrǎn huì shǐ qìchuǎn jiāzhòng. [Pinyin]
    Pollution can aggravate asthma.
  3. will; to be likely to; to be sure to
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“to know how to; to be able to”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 曉得
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou 識得
Hong Kong 識得
Hong Kong (Weitou)
Taishan 識領曉領
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang 曉得
Hakka Meixian 識得
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 曉得
Liudui (S. Sixian) 曉得
Hsinchu (Hailu) 曉得
Dongshi (Dabu) 曉得
Zhuolan (Raoping) 曉得
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 會曉
Hong Kong
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen 會曉
Quanzhou 會曉
Zhangzhou 會曉
Taipei 會曉
Kaohsiung 會曉
Tainan 會曉
Taichung 會曉
Hsinchu
Lukang 會曉
Sanxia 會曉
Yilan 會曉
Kinmen
Magong
Chaozhou
Wu Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha 曉得
Shuangfeng 曉得

Pronunciation 3[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (33)
Final () (26)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwajH/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huì
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwajH ›
Old
Chinese
/*m-kˤop-s/
English meeting; have a meeting

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. 5507
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːbs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. moment

Pronunciation 4[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location 會 (計)
Mandarin Beijing /kʰuai⁵¹/
Harbin /kʰuai⁵³/
Tianjin /kʰuai⁵³/
Jinan /kʰuɛ²¹/
Qingdao /kʰuɛ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /kʰuai³¹²/
Xi'an /kʰuai⁵³/
Xining /kʰuɛ⁵³/
Yinchuan /kʰuɛ¹³/
Lanzhou /kʰuɛ¹³/
Ürümqi /kʰuai²¹³/
Wuhan /kʰuai³⁵/
Chengdu /kʰuai¹³/
Guiyang /kʰuai⁴²/
Kunming /kʰuæ²¹²/
Nanjing /kʰuae⁴⁴/
Hefei /kʰue̞⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /kʰuai⁴⁵/
Pingyao /kʰuæ³⁵/
Hohhot /kʰuɛ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /kʰue³⁵/
Suzhou /kʰue̞⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /kʰui⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /kai⁴²/
Hui Shexian /kʰuɛ³²⁴/
/kuɛ³²⁴/
Tunxi /kʰua⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /kʰuai⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /kʰuai⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /kʰuai²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /kʰuai⁵³/
Taoyuan /fui⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wui²²/
Nanning /wui²²/
Hong Kong /kʰui³⁵/
/wui²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kue²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kuɔi²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kʰo³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kuai²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hui³³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (28)
Final () (26)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwajH/
Li
Rong
/kuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/kuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kuài
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwajH ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤop-s/
English calculate; calculation

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. 5493
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːbs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to compute; to calculate; to sum; to do accounting
  2. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 5[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (28)
Final () (26)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷɑiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwajH/
Li
Rong
/kuɑiH/
Wang
Li
/kuɑiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kuài
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwajH ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤop-s/
English calculate; calculation

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. 5493
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koːbs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 會稽会稽 (Kuàijī, “Guiji Commandery”).

Pronunciation 6[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 會撮会撮.

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana かい, rōmaji kai, historical hiragana くわい)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of

Suffix[edit]

(kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji , hiragana かい, rōmaji -kai, historical hiragana くわい)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hoe) (hangeul , revised hoe, McCune-Reischauer hoe, Yale hoy)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hội, cuối, hụi)

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Compounds[edit]