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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qʰlɯ): phonetic  ‎(OC *lɯ) + semantic  ‎(fire)

Han character[edit]

(radical 86 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 尸山火 (SUF) or X尸山火 (XSUF), four-corner 77331, composition)

  1. bright, splendid, glorious

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (32)
Final: (19)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xī
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/hɨ/ /hɨ/ /xie/ /hɨ/ /xiə/ /xĭə/ /xi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xi › /*qʰ(r)ə/ splendor

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
12012 0 /*qʰlɯ/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

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