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U+7570, 異
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7570

[U+756F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7571]
U+F962, 異
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-F962

[U+F961]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+F963]
異 U+2F938, 異
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-2F938
𤲒
[U+2F937]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs Supplement 𢆟
[U+2F939]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田廿金 (WTC), four-corner 60801, composition)

  1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №65

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
異-oracle.svg 異-bronze.svg 異-bigseal.svg 異-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ljɯʔ
*lɯɡs
*lɯɡs, *lɯɡ
*lɯɡs, *lɯɡ
*l̥ʰɯɡ
*l̥ʰjɯɡ, *lɯɡ
*lɯɡ
*lɯɡ

Ideogram (指事) – a man with a mask () over his face. Possible interpretations:

  • Strange, bizarre — "uncommon".
  • Different face — "different".

Compare (“demon”), where the also derives from a face.

Modern form is graphically  + , though this is not the etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jɨH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ieH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨH/
Li
Rong
/iəH/
Wang
Li
/jĭəH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yiH ›
Old
Chinese
/*ɢ(r)ək-s/
English different

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. 15102
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lɯɡs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. different; other
  2. uncommon; unusual; special; strange; surprising
  3. to distinguish; to separate

Synonyms[edit]

  • (different): (shū), (chā)
  • (unusual): (), (guài)

Antonyms[edit]

  • (tóng, “same”)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. different, other, hetero-
  2. uncommon, special
  3. curious, odd

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(i) (hangeul , revised i, McCune-Reischauer i, Yale i)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dị)

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