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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semantic ("light; bright") + phonetic .

Han character[edit]

(radical 159 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 火山月十十 (FUBJJ), four-corner 97256, composition)

  1. brightness, lustre, brilliance

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1244, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38372
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1721, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3538, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+8F1D

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (32)
Final: (21)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: hēi
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/hʉi/ /hʷɨi/ /xiuəi/ /huj/ /xiuəi/ /xĭwəi/ /xwe̯i/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huī ‹ xjwɨj › /*qʷʰər/ brilliant

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7304 2 /*qʰul/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あきら, romaji Akira)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(huy)

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