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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *hŋral): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *ŋrals)

Han character[edit]

(radical 123 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿土竹木尸 (TGHDS), four-corner 80253, composition𦍌⿸⿰)

  1. (mythology) Fuxi, the ancient Chinese ruler and culture hero.
  2. breath, vapor

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 953, character 40
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28552
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1398, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3137, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+7FB2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script
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Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final: (13)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: xī
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/hɣiᴇ/ /hɯiɛ/ /xiɛ/ /hjiə̆/ /xje/ /xǐe/ /xie̯/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xje › /*ŋ̊ (r)aj/ (proper name)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13059 1 /*hŋral/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

  1. Fu Xi (伏羲 氏, 伏犧 氏: king and culture hero in ancient Chinese legend)