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U+8823, 蠣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8823

[U+8822]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8824]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +15, 21 strokes, cangjie input 中戈一廿月 (LIMTB), four-corner 51127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1102, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33799
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1565, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2900, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8823

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*m·raːds, *m·rads, *m·raːd
*m·raːds, *m·rads
*hmreːds, *r̥ʰaːd
*mraːds
*mraːds
*m̥ʰraːds
*m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads
濿 *m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads
*m·rads, *mlans
*mlans

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • diê - colloquial;
  • lâ̤ - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (35)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liajH/
Li
Rong
/liɛiH/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə-rat-s/
English stinging insect

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 # 1/1
No. 12624
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rads/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. oyster

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 牡蠣 (“oyster”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 牡蠣牡蛤蠣蛤古賁
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 牡蠣
Taxonomic name 牡蠣
Mandarin Beijing 牡蠣
Taiwan 牡蠣蚵仔
Muping 海蠣子
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Dongguan
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 蚵仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 蚵仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 蚵仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping) 蚵仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Dong Fuzhou
Fuqing
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen 蚵仔
Quanzhou 蚵仔
Zhangzhou 蚵仔
Taipei 蚵仔
Kaohsiung 蚵仔
Tainan 蚵仔
Taichung 蚵仔
Hsinchu 蚵仔
Lukang 蚵仔
Sanxia
Yilan 蚵仔
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Chaozhou
Haifeng
Leizhou
Puxian Min Putian
Xianyou
Wu Wenzhou 蠣膏
Ningbo 蠣黃

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. oyster

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryeo>yeo) (hangeul >, revised ryeo>yeo, McCune-Reischauer ryŏ>yŏ, Yale lye>ye)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lệ, lị)

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