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U+6C37, 氷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C37

[U+6C36]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C38]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
5 strokes

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (when used as a left Chinese radical)

Usage notes[edit]

This character is listed as the unorthodox form (俗字) of in the Kangxi dictionary.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85, +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 戈水 (IE), four-corner 32230, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 603, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17087
  • Dae Jaweon: page 996, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1546, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6C37

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“ice; ice-cold; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji in this term
こおり
Grade: 3
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling 凍り
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(kōri): a block of ice.
  • (unorthodox)

Etymology 1[edit]

⟨ko2pori⟩ → */kəpori//koɸori//kowori//koːri/

From Old Japanese.

The 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of verb 凍る (kōru, to freeze).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こおり, rōmaji kōri, historical hiragana こほり)

  1. ice (frozen water)
    • 931938, Minamoto no Shitagō, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1, page 46)[2]
      氷 四聲字苑云:「水寒凍結也。」筆凌反[和名:比又古保利
      Ice - according to the Sisheng Ziyuan: cold water, frozen and solidified. (Chinese fanqie: 筆凌; Japanese name: hi or kōri)
  2. a cold and sharp object, as a shard of ice
  3. Short for 氷水 (kōrimizu): ice water; water filled with ice
  4. Short for 氷襲 (kōrigasane): layered clothing with the front shining white and plain white at the back
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana こおり, rōmaji Kōri, historical hiragana こほり)

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun’yomi

⟨pi1 → */pʲi//ɸi//hi/

From Old Japanese.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji hi)

  1. ice (frozen water)
    • 931938, Minamoto no Shitagō, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1, page 46)[2]
      氷 四聲字苑云:「水寒凍結也。」筆凌反[和名:又古保利]
      Ice - according to the Sisheng Ziyuan: cold water, frozen and solidified. (Chinese fanqie: 筆凌; Japanese name: hi or kōri)
    Synonym: アイス (aisu)
  2. hail (precipitated ice)
    Synonym: (hyō)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひょう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC pɨŋ).

Affix[edit]

(hiragana ひょう, rōmaji hyō)

  1. ice
  2. freeze, congeal
  3. icy, cold
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 3032
  • Halpern: 39
  • Halpern Learners: 24
  • Heisig: 131
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3a1.2
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.
  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Minamoto, Shitagō; Kyōto Daigaku Bungakubu Kokugogaku Kokubungaku Kenkyūshitu (931–938) Shohon Shūsei Wamyō Ruijushō: Honbunhen (in Japanese), Kyōto: Rinsen, published 1968, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eumhun 얼음 (eoreum bing))

  1. Hanja form? of (ice).

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: băng

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