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U+8401, 萁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8401

[U+8400]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8402]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 廿廿一金 (TTMC), four-corner 44801, composition)

  1. kind of grasses

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1040, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31244
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1499, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3229, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8401

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
萁-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯs
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯs
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ, *ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯs
*ɡɯs

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (30) (28)
Final () (19) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡɨ/ /kɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡɨ/ /kɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡie/ /kie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/gɨ/ /kɨ/
Li
Rong
/ɡiə/ /kiə/
Wang
Li
/ɡĭə/ /kĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gi/ /ki/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 9934 9950
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯ/ /*ɡɯ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: (ki); (gi)
  • Kan-on: (ki)
  • Kun: まめがら (mamegara, )

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji in this term
まめがら
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (mame, bean) +‎ (kara, husk, shell).

The kara changes to gara as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana まめがら, rōmaji mamegara)

  1. bean husk

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN