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U+723A, 爺
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-723A

[U+7239]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+723B]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 88 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 金大尸十中 (CKSJL), four-corner 80127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 690, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19734
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1103, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2040, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+723A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*laː
*laː
*laː
*laː
*laː

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *laː): semantic  (fathers) + phonetic  (OC *laː).

Pronunciation[edit]


Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14762
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*laː/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. father
  2. grandfather
  3. (polite) grandpa (term of address for an elderly man)
  4. (historical, honorific) sir
  5. (honorific) term of address for gods and the Buddha

Coordinate terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. old man
  2. grandfather

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji in this term
じじい
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
じじ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
じい
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana じい, rōmaji , historical hiragana ぢい)

  1. a grandfather
     (じい)さん
    (o) jī-san
    grandfather
     (じい)ちゃん
    (o) jī-chan
    grandpa; granddad

(hiragana じい, rōmaji , historical hiragana ぢい)
(alternative reading hiragana じじ, romaji jiji, historical hiragana ぢぢ)
(alternative reading hiragana じじい, romaji jijī, historical hiragana ぢぢい)

  1. an old man; a geezer; a gramps
     (じい)ちゃん
    (o) jī-chan
    mister
    • 1990 June 25, Morikawa, George, “Roundラウンド 5 1965ねんのアッパーカット [Round 5: 1965’s Uppercut]”, in はじめのいっ THE FIGHTING! [The First Step THE FIGHTING!], volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 3rd edition, Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-311532-1, page 131:
      バカヤロオ  () (じい) (とし)  (かんが)えろ  (しん) (ぞう) ()まっちまうだろうが‼
      Bakayarō jijī no toshi kangaero shinzō tomatchimau darō ga‼
      You idiot‼ Think about gramps’s age‼ His heart coulda stopped‼
      うわぁ すいません
      Uwā suimasen
      Oww! I’m sorry!

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ya)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: ya, McCune-Reischauer: ya, Yale: ya)
    • Name (hangeul): 아비
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gia)

  1. Hán tự form of gia