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U+73EA, 珪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-73EA

[U+73E9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+73EB]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 96, +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一土土土 (MGGG), four-corner 14114, composition𤣩)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 731, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20972
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1142, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1109, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+73EA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʷeː): semantic (jade) + phonetic (OC *kʷeː).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (40)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwei/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷei/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwɛj/
Li
Rong
/kuei/
Wang
Li
/kiwei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiwei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guī
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4570
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷeː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (historical) jade tablet used by officials when addressing the emperor in court
  2. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese: (けい) (kei)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Hyōgaiji
kan’on

/kʷei//kei/

From Middle Chinese (MC kwei).

Affix[edit]

(けい) (kei

  1. (historical) jade tablet conferred upon princes as a symbol of authority
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Hyōgaiji
(ateji)
kan’on

From Dutch keiaarde. An ateji (当て字) coined by Japanese scientist Udagawa Yōan in 1837 in his book 舎密開宗 (Seimi Kaisō, Introduction to Chemistry).

Affix[edit]

(けい) (kei

  1. silicon
Derived terms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyu) (hangeul , revised gyu, McCune–Reischauer kyu, Yale kyu)

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