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See also:
U+89A1, 覡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-89A1

[U+89A0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+89A2]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 147, +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一人月山山 (MOBUU), four-corner 16110, composition)

  1. wizard

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1135, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34875
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1602, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3668, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+89A1

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (127)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦek̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦek̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣɛk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɛjk̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣek̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣiek̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣiek̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13398
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡeːɡ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. male shaman; wizard

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. medium, diviner

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かんなぎ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

/kamunaɡi//kaɴnaɡi/

From Old Japanese. Originally a compound of (kamu, god, spirit) +‎ 和ぎ (nagi, calming, calming down), the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 和ぐ (nagu, to become calm, to become quiet).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かんなぎ, rōmaji kannagi)

  1. (archaic) a medium or shaman, usually female, who acts as a medium between humans and the spirits or gods, helping to communicate between the two and to calm any supernatural or spiritual upset
    Synonyms: 巫女 (miko), 神子 (miko), 神子 (kanko)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
こうなぎ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

/kamunaɡi//kaũnaɡi//kaunaɡi//kɔːnaɡi//koːnaɡi/

Shift in pronunciation of the (kamu) element, similar to the pattern seen in terms such as 神戸 (Kōbe).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こうなぎ, rōmaji kōnagi, historical hiragana かうなぎ)

  1. (archaic, possibly obsolete) a medium or shaman, usually female, who acts as a medium between humans and the spirits or gods, helping to communicate between the two and to calm any supernatural or spiritual upset
    Synonyms: 巫女 (miko), 神子 (miko), 神子 (kanko)

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
みこ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Less-common ateji for 巫女 (miko, shrine maiden).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みこ, rōmaji miko)

  1. a shrine maiden: see 巫女

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeok) (hangeul , revised gyeok, McCune–Reischauer kyŏk, Yale kyek)

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