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U+6703, 會
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6703

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

Translingual[edit]

Japanese
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𭥴)

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.
variant forms
𠃐

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
會-oracle.svg 會-bronze.svg 會-seal.svg 會-bigseal.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).
  • (Teochew)
  • Wu
  • Xiang
  • 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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    huì
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hwajH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*m-kˁop-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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    huì
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hwajH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*m-kˁop-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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    huì
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hwajH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*m-kˁop-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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 3/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    kuài
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kwajH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kˁop-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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 3/3
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    kuài
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kwajH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kˁop-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 form of

    Suffix[edit]

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

    1. Kyūjitai form of

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (hoe) (hangeul )

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    Compounds[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (hội, cuối, hụi)

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    Compounds[edit]