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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
血-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 143 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹月廿 (HBT), four-corner 27100, composition丿)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1107, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33964
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1568, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3050, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8840

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
血-oracle.svg 血-bronze.svg 血-silk.svg 血-bigseal.svg 血-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形):  +  ‎(container)

Looks like blood in a container (chalice) in sacrifice.

Pronunciation[edit]



  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕiɛ²¹⁴/
Harbin /ɕiɛ²¹³/
/ɕyɛ²¹³/
Tianjin /ɕie²¹/
/ɕye²¹/
Jinan /ɕyə²¹³/
/ɕiə²¹³/
Qingdao /ɕiə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ɕiɛ²⁴/
Xi'an /ɕiɛ²¹/
Xining /ɕi⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /ɕie¹³/
Lanzhou /ɕyə¹³/
/ɕiə¹³/
Ürümqi /ɕiɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /ɕie²¹³/
Chengdu /ɕye³¹/
Guiyang /ɕie²¹/
Kunming /ɕiɛ³¹/
Nanjing /ɕyeʔ⁵/
Hefei /ɕyɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /ɕyaʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /ɕioʔ⁵/
/ɕyɪʔ⁵/
Suzhou /ɕyəʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /sz̩ʷəʔ⁵/
Wenzhou /ɕy²¹³/
Hui Shexian /ɕyeʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ɕyɛ⁵/
Xiang Changsha /ɕie²⁴/
Xiangtan /ɕyæ²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /ɕyɵʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /hiat̚¹/
Taoyuan /hiet̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /hyt̚³/
Nanning /hyt̚³³/
Hong Kong /hyt̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hiat̚³²/
/huiʔ³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /haiʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xuai²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hueʔ²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hue⁵⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (88)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/hwet̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/hʷet̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/xuɛt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hwɛt̚/
Li
Rong
/xuet̚/
Wang
Li
/xiwet̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xiwet̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xue
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
xuè
Middle
Chinese
‹ xwet ›
Old
Chinese
/*m̥ˤik/
English blood

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. 14098
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰʷiːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. blood
      ―  Liúxiě le.  ―  It's bleeding.
  2. blood relations; kinship
  3. firm, unyielding, ardent
  4. (literary) tears

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. blood

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hyeol) (hangeul , revised hyeol, McCune-Reischauer hyŏl, Yale hyel)

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Mulam[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(phɣa:t7)

  1. blood

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

‎(hiragana ちー, romaji chii)

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(chi).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ちー, romaji chii)

  1. blood

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huyết, hoét, tiết)

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