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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 木手竹大 (DQHK), four-corner 47934, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 539, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15131
  • Dae Jaweon: page 926, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1242, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6954

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (楔), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 鎋
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古黠切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛt̚/ /kat̚/ /kɛt̚/ /kɯæt̚/ /kəɨt̚/ /kæt̚/ /kæt̚/
Character (楔), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 心 (16)
Final: 屑
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 先結切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/set̚/ /siet̚/ /set̚/ /set̚/ /sɛt̚/ /siet̚/ /sɛt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xiē ‹ set › /*s.qˤet/ wedge put in teeth of corpse

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6498 2 /*kreːd/
6504 2 /*sqʰeːd/

Definitions[edit]

  1. wedge
  2. gatepost
  3. foreword

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Kanji in this term
くさび
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana くさび, romaji kusabi)

  1. wedge

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(seol) (hangeul , revised seol, McCune-Reischauer sŏl, Yale sel)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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