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U+7845, 硅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7845

[U+7844]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7846]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 112, +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一口土土 (MRGG), four-corner 14614, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 829, character 40
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24151
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1245, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2427, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7845

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
Chemical element
Si Previous: (Al)
Next: (P)
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Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kreː, *kreː
*ɡreː, *ɡreː, *ɡreː
*ŋreː, *ŋreːʔ
*kreː
*ɡreː, *kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
*ŋreː, *ŋre
*ŋreː, *ŋre
*ŋreː
*ŋreː
*ŋreː
*ŋreːs
*qreː
*qreː, *qʷraː, *kʷeː
*qreː, *qʷraː
*ɡeː, *kʷeː
*qeːns
*ɡʷraːʔ
*ɡʷraːʔ, *ɡʷreːs, *ɡʷeː
*ɡʷraːʔ, *qʰʷe
*qʷraː, *qʷreː
*qʷraː
*kʷreːs
*kʷreːs
*kʷreːs
詿 *kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs
*kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs, *kʷeːs
*kʰʷreː, *ɡʷreːs
*ɢʷreː, *qʷreː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː, *ɡʷeː
*kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
*kʷeːs
*kʷeːs
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*qʰʷeː
*ɡʷeː
*ɡʷeː, *sqʰʷe, *qʰʷe, *qʰʷi
*qʷeː, *kʰʷeːŋʔ
*kʰʷeʔ
*qʷes
*qʰʷreɡ

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably a orthographic borrowing from Japanese 硅素; pronunciation from its phonetic part (guī). The usage of () is dated in Mainland China as it is homophonous to () and ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Mainland China, chemistry) silicon
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau) ()

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“noise of separation of skin from bone”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. silicon

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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