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U+6EAA, 溪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6EAA

[U+6EA9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6EAB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85, +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水月女大 (EBVK), four-corner 32134, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 640, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17967
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1047, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1702, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6EAA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms 谿

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʰeː): semantic + phonetic (OC *ɡeː).

Etymology[edit]

Compare Proto-Hmong-Mien *gle, whence Chuanqiandian Cluster Miao tl̥e (river) (Schuessler, 2007)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Xiamen, Quanzhou:
    • khoe - vernacular;
    • khe - literary.
  • (Teochew)
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (29)
    Final () (39)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kʰei/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kʰei/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kʰɛi/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kʰɛj/
    Li
    Rong
    /kʰei/
    Wang
    Li
    /kʰiei/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kʰiei/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    hai1
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ khej ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰˁe/
    English valley with stream in it

    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 # 1/1
    No. 13360
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    谿
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰeː/
    Notes 谿

    Definitions[edit]

    1. stream; creek; brook; rivulet; rill
    2. (dialectal) river
    3. (Min Dong) unsophisticated; gauche; stupid
    4. () (Chinese linguistics) the Middle Chinese initial of (MC kʰei)

    See also[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Shinjitai

    Kyūjitai

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

    1. valley

    Readings[edit]

    • On (unclassified): けい (kei)
    • Kun: たに (tani, )

    Korean[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Chinese (MC kʰei). Recorded as Middle Korean  (Yale: kyey) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

    Hanja[edit]

    Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

    Wikisource

    (eumhun 시내 (sinae gye))

    1. Hanja form? of (stream).

    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]

    • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Nôm readings: khe, khê

    1. Creek or stream