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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *ɢʷɯl)

Han character[edit]

(radical 144 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹人木手弓 (HODQN), four-corner 21227, composition)

  1. guard, protect, defend

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1109, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34073
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1574, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 845, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+885B

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /uei⁵¹/
Harbin /uei²¹³/
Tianjin /vei⁵³/
Jinan /vei²¹/
Qingdao /ve⁴²/
Zhengzhou /uei³¹²/
Xi'an /uei⁴⁴/
Xining /uɨ²¹³/
Yinchuan /vei⁵³/ 保~
/vei¹³/ ~生
Lanzhou /vei³¹/
Ürümqi /vei²¹³/
Wuhan /uei³⁵/
Chengdu /uei¹³/
Guiyang /uei²¹³/
Kunming /uei²¹²/
Nanjing /uəi⁴⁴/
Hefei /ue⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /vei⁴⁵/
Pingyao /uei³⁵/
Hohhot /vei⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ɦue²³/
Suzhou /ɦue̞³¹/
Hangzhou /ɦui¹³/
Wenzhou /vu²²/
Hui Shexian /ue²²/
Tunxi /ue¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /uei⁵⁵/
/uei¹¹/
Xiangtan /uəi⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /ui²¹/
Hakka Meixian /vi⁵³/
Taoyuan /vui⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wɐi²²/
Nanning /wɐi²²/
Hong Kong /wɐi²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ue²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /uɔi²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /y⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ue³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hui³⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (38)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠiuᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷᵚieiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦjwiajH/
Li
Rong
/ɣjuɛiH/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/i̯wɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wèi
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
wèi
Middle
Chinese
‹ hjwejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ʷ(r)a[t]-s/
English to guard

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.

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. defense
  2. protection

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana まもる, romaji Mamoru)

  1. A male given name

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi, Yale wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vệ)

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