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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-919A
Code point U+919A
Entity number 醚
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9199] [U+919B]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(oxygenated functional group) +  ‎(confusion), referring to the anesthetic properties of diethyl ether. also acts as the phonetic component.

Han character[edit]

(radical 164 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 一田卜火木 (MWYFD), four-corner 19639, composition)

  1. ether

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1285, character 43
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39960
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1786, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3592, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+919A

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From (, “confusion”), referring to the anesthetic properties of diethyl ether.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (organic chemistry) ether