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U+6C14, 气
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C14

[U+6C13]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C15]
See also: , , and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
气-bw.png
Stroke order
气-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
气-oracle.svg 气-bronze.svg 气-bigseal.svg 气-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰɯːds, *qʰɯds
*qʰrɯl
*kɯl, *ɡɯl, *kuːls
*kʰɯds
*kʰɯds, *qʰɯds
*kʰɯds
*qʰɯds
*qʰɯds
*qʰɯds
*qʰɯds
*qʰɯds
*qʰɯds

Pictogram (象形)

A pictogram of an air flow. In seal form, it was the same as .

Also simplified from (elimination of )

Han character[edit]

(radical 84 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人一弓 (OMN) or X人一弓 (XOMN), four-corner 80017, composition𠂉)

  1. Kangxi radical #84, (steam).
  2. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №8

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 599, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17043
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2010, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C14

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(Radical)

  1. spirit
  2. air
  3. steam radical (きがまえ,kigamae)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • This character exists only as a radical in Japanese. The corresponding character is .
  • An exception is 安气子.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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References[edit]