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U+91CC, 里
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-91CC

[U+91CB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+91CD]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
里-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 166, +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 田土 (WG), four-corner 60104, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #166, .

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1291, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40131
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1791, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3680, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+91CC

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
里-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mrɯː
*mrɯː
*mrɯː
*ʔr'ɯː
*rɯ
*rɯ
*p·rɯ
*rɯ
*rɯ
*rɯʔ
*rɯʔ
*rɯʔ
*rɯʔ
*rɯʔ, *km̥ʰlɯː
*rɯʔ
*rɯʔ
*r̥ʰɯɡ, *l̥ʰuɡ, *hluɡ

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (field) +  (soil; earth) – a measure of land and fields; mile; place.

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
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Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • li1 - unit of distance;
  • li3 - length.
  • Min Nan
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (37)
    Final () (19)
    Tone (調) Rising (X)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /lɨX/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /lɨX/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /lieX/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /lɨX/
    Li
    Rong
    /liəX/
    Wang
    Li
    /lĭəX/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /liX/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ liX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*(mə.)rəʔ/
    English li (measure of distance); village

    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
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 7826
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*rɯʔ/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. li (a unit of distance equal to half a kilometre in modern Mainland China)
        ―  gōng  ―  kilometre
    2. village (an administrative unit in the Republic of China)
    3. lane (a type of road in Hong Kong)
    4. A surname​.
    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“in; inside; during; within; etc.”).
    (This character, , is the simplified form of .)
    Notes:

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. village

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    さと
    Grade: 2
    kun’yomi

    /sato1//sato/

    From Old Japanese.[1] Ultimately derivation unknown.

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Alternative forms[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    (-na inflection, hiragana さと, rōmaji sato)

    1. (slang, red-light district) boorish, hickish
    Inflection[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana さと, rōmaji sato)

    1. village
    2. country house
    3. one's hometown
    4. the country, the countryside
    5. the original home of a household member (such as a wife, adoptee, or other person who has joined the household from outside)
    6. a separate home or boarding situation to which one's own children are sent for upbringing or education
    7. a red-light district
    8. one's birth, parentage, origins
    9. (slang, red-light district) boorishness, hickishness
    10. the lay world (as opposed to life within a temple)
    11. (obsolete) in ancient times, a unit of area for regional administration
      The ri reading below was more common for this.
    12. (obsolete) in ancient times, a unit of distance
      The ri reading below was more common for this.

    Synonyms[edit]

    Derived terms[edit]

    Proper noun[edit]

    (hiragana さと, rōmaji Sato)

    1. a place name
    2. a surname​.
    3. a female given name

    (hiragana ざと, rōmaji Zato)

    1. a place name

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    From Middle Chinese (MCX). Compare modern Chinese ().

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana , rōmaji ri)

    1. A unit of distance defined as equal to 129,60033 meters: approximately 3.927 kilometers or 2.44 miles.

    Derived terms[edit]

    Etymology 3[edit]

    Various nanori readings.

    Proper noun[edit]

    (hiragana さとし, rōmaji Satoshi)

    1. a male given name

    References[edit]

    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

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eumhun 마을 (ma-eul ri), South Korea 마을 (ma-eul i))

    1. village
    2. Hanja form? of (a li, a Korean "mile" of about 393 m).

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    : Hán Việt readings: [1][2], [3]
    : Nôm readings: [2][4], lái[1], rưới[1], trẻ[1], lia[2], [3], lịa[3]

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    References[edit]