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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Unusual etymology – originally a cross potent (cross with cross-bars on its arms), it was re-analyzed as  +  in (large) seal script.

Han character[edit]

(radical 105 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 弓人一大 (NOMK), four-corner 12430, composition)

  1. the tenth of the ten heavenly stems

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 783, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22660
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1193, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2760, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7678

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gwai3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin guǐ (gui3), Wade-Giles kuei3)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quý, quấy, quậy)