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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 弓中田一女 (NLWMV), four-corner 76232, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1357, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41748
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1861, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4146, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9688

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (34)
Final: (42)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: wēi
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔuʌi/ /ʔuoi/ /ʔuɒi/ /ʔwəj/ /ʔuᴀi/ /uɒi/ /ʔuɑ̆i/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (34)
Final: (42)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Closed
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: wèi
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔuʌiH/ /ʔuoiH/ /ʔuɒiH/ /ʔwəjH/ /ʔuᴀiH/ /uɒiH/ /ʔuɑ̆iH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wēi ‹ ʔwoj › /*[ʔ]ˤuj/ bend, nook (n.)

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
12924 2 /*quːl/
12935 2 𩲄 /*quːls/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cove, bay, inlet

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(oe) (hangeul , revised oe, McCune-Reischauer oe, Yale oy)

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