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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
頁-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
頁-oracle.svg 頁-bronze.svg 頁-bigseal.svg 頁-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形): a person () with a large head (𦣻, an old form of ).

The original meaning was "head." The character was later borrowed for the word "page, sheet, leaf" (in a book), which had previously been written . The character retains its original meaning in compounds like "head," "neck," etc.

Also simplified from in Japanese , from .

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +0, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一月山金 (MBUC), four-corner 10806, composition)

  1. page, sheet, leaf
  2. rad. no. 181

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1399, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43333
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1915, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4355, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9801

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (87)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦet̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦet̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣɛt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɛt̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣet̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣiet̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣiet̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
xié
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 14816 14817
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*leb/ /*ɡleːd/

Noun[edit]

  1. page (of books, etc.)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. big shell
  2. page
  3. leaf

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(katakana ページ, romaji pēji)

  1. page

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hyeol) (hangeul , revised hyeol, McCune-Reischauer hyŏl, Yale hyel)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hiệt, hệt)

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