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U+83EF, 華
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-83EF

[U+83EE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+83F0]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 廿一廿十 (TMTJ), four-corner 44504, composition𠦒)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1039, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31119
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1497, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3213, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+83EF
  • Standard Form by Ministry of Education of the Republic of China

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
華-bronze.svg 華-bigseal.svg 華-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qʰʷa
*qʰʷraː, *ɡʷraː, *ɡʷraːs
*qʰʷraː
*ɡʷraː, *ɡʷraːs
*ɡʷraː
*ɡʷraː
*ɡʷraː
*ɡʷraː, *ɡʷraːs

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (33) (32) (33)
Final () (99) (99) (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Closed
Division () II II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠua/ /hˠua/ /ɦˠuaH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷᵚa/ /hʷᵚa/ /ɦʷᵚaH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣua/ /xua/ /ɣuaH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwaɨ/ /hwaɨ/ /ɦwaɨH/
Li
Rong
/ɣua/ /xua/ /ɣuaH/
Wang
Li
/ɣwa/ /xwa/ /ɣwaH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣwa/ /xwa/ /ɣwaH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huá huā huà
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huā huá huà
Middle
Chinese
‹ xwæ › ‹ hwæ › ‹ hwæH ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʷʰˤra/ /*N-qʷʰˤra/ /*[ɢ]ʷˤra-s/
English flower (n.) flower (v.); flowery (adj.) [name of a mountain]

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 # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 5308 5312 5316
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰʷraː/ /*ɡʷraː/ /*ɡʷraːs/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. flowery
  2. illustrious
  3. Short for 華夏华夏 (Huáxià): land of illustrious clothing and grand ritual: China, Chinese culture

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. flower
  2. splendor

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana はな, romaji hana)

  1. flower
  2. splendor

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hwa) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoa, hận)

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