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See also:
U+859F, 薟
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-859F

[U+859E]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+85A0]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140, +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 廿人一人 (TOMO), four-corner 44886, composition)

  1. vine

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1061, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32131
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1525, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 3303, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+859F

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
薟-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡ·ram, *ɡ·ramʔ, *qʰram): semantic  (grass) + phonetic  (OC *skʰlam)

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“wild vine, vitis pentaphylla”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

trad.
simp.
alternative forms

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore Hokkien; Teochew; Zhao'an Hakka) spicy
  2. (Xiamen, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou and Taiwanese Hokkien) pungent
Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: hiam

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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