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U+8354, 荔
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8354

[U+8353]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8355]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿大尸尸 (TKSS), four-corner 44227, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. #
variant forms
second round simplified

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Qin slip script Small seal script
荔-slip.svg 荔-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*reːbs
*reːbs, *rebs
*reːbs, *rebs
*hlams, *hlab
*hlams
*raːb, *raːb
*hlab
*hlab
*hlab
*hlab
*ɦleːb
*ɦleːb
*ɦleːb
*ɦleːb

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *reːbs, *rebs): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *ɦleːb).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • nāi/lāi/nǎi/nūi - vernacular;
  • lē, liān - literary.
Note:
  • noi7 - vernacular;
  • li6 - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (37) (37)
    Final () (11) (39)
    Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () III IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /liᴇH/ /leiH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /liɛH/ /leiH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ljɛH/ /lɛiH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /liə̆H/ /lɛjH/
    Li
    Rong
    /lieH/ /leiH/
    Wang
    Li
    /lǐeH/ /lieiH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /lie̯H/ /lieiH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ lejH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[r]ˁep-s/
    English herb whose roots are made into brushes

    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 # 1/2 2/2
    No. 13776 13777
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2 2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*reːbs/ /*rebs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. Alternative name for 馬藺马蔺 (“Iris lactea”).
    2. Short for 荔枝 (lìzhī, “lychee”).
    3. Used in 薜荔 (bìlì).
    4. A surname​.

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (lệ, )

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