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U+937C, 鍼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-937C

[U+937B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+937D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167, +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金戈竹口 (CIHR), four-corner 83150, composition)

  1. needle, pin, tack
  2. prick
  3. inject

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1315, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40667
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1815, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4229, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+937C

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“needle; needle-like object; pin; brooch; hand; tack; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
はり
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
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Extension of and cognate with (hari, needle used in embroidery).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(はり) (hari

  1. a needle used in acupuncture
  2. (by extension) acupuncture
Derived terms[edit]

Proverbs[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

/ɕim//ɕimʉ//ɕiɴ/

From Middle Chinese (MC t͡ɕiɪm).

Affix[edit]

(しん) (shin

  1. needle used in acupuncture

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 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]

(chim, gam) (hangeul , , revised chim, gam, McCune–Reischauer ch'im, kam, Yale chim, kam)

  1. ( 침): needle (used in acupuncture).

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
はーい
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Extension of and cognate with (hāi, needle used in embroidery).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana はーい, rōmaji hāi)

  1. needle used in acupuncture

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ハーイ” in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.