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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 (San Tin 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,
    Hsinchu (Raoping) 曉得,
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) , 會曉
    Hong Kong
    Sabah (Bao'an)
    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 )

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    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)

    1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

    Compounds[edit]