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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
請-order.gif
Japanese
stroke order
請-jorder.gif

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (say) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口手一月 (YRQMB), four-corner 05627, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1167, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35640
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1632, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3981, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8ACB

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (請), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 從 (15)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 疾盈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ziᴇŋ/ /d͡zʱi̯ɛŋ/ /d͡ziɛŋ/ /d͡ziɛŋ/ /d͡ziajŋ/ /d͡zĭɛŋ/ /d͡ziæŋ/
Character (請), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 七靜切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰiᴇŋX/ /t͡sʰi̯ɛŋX/ /t͡sʰiɛŋX/ /t͡sʰiɛŋX/ /t͡sʰiajŋX/ /t͡sʰĭɛŋX/ /t͡sʰiæŋX/
Character (請), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 從 (15)
Final: 清
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 疾政切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡ziᴇŋH/ /d͡zʱi̯ɛŋH/ /d͡ziɛŋH/ /d͡ziɛŋH/ /d͡ziajŋH/ /d͡zĭɛŋH/ /d͡ziæŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11340 0 /*sʰleŋʔ/
11346 0 /*zleŋs/
11350 0 /*zleŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to ask; to invite; to treat (to a meal etc); to request
    飲茶 / 饮茶 [Cantonese]  ―  ceng2 nei5 jam2 caa4 [Jyutping]  ―  invite you out for yum cha
  2. please
    等待 [MSC, trad.]
    等待 [MSC, simp.]
    Qǐng děngdài. [Pinyin]
    Please wait.

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Japanese stroke order
請-jbw.png

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. beg; ask
  2. ask; request
  3. entertain sincerely
  4. (普請) donate to constructing a temple or a shrine
  5. receive

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 5645
  • Halpern: 1576
  • Halpern Learners: 1060
  • Heisig: 1536
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 7a8.8
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notes[edit]

The stroke order in Japanese differs slightly from Chinese, as shown.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheong) (hangeul , revised cheong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏng, Yale cheng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự[edit]

(thỉnh, tính)

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