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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
离-bronze.svg 离-bigseal.svg 离-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – an animal, with head at top and butt and tail () at bottom; compare tail in . Graphically but not etymologically,  +  + .

Exists as traditional character, but also Simplified from , in sense “depart”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 114 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜山大月 (YUKB), four-corner 00227, composition)

  1. Chinese oriole

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 848, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24888
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1270, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 287, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+79BB

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (10)
Final () (13)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈʰˠiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈʰᵚiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶʰiɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈʰjiə̆/
Li
Rong
/ȶʰje/
Wang
Li
/ȶʰǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶʰie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chī
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
chī
Middle
Chinese
‹ trhje ›
Old
Chinese
/*r̥aj/
English mountain demon

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 # 2/2
No. 7799
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*r̥ʰel/

Definitions[edit]

  1. rare beast
  2. strange
  3. elegant

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (37)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liə̆/
Li
Rong
/lie/
Wang
Li
/lǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 7783
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*rel/

Definitions[edit]

  1. bright

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. rare beast
  2. strange
  3. elegant

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. to leave
  2. to divide