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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(head) – part of the head.

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +7, 16 strokes, cangjie input 大人一月金 (KOMBC), four-corner 41086, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1404, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43496
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1922, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4373, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9830

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 怗
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古協切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kep̚/ /kiep̚/ /kep̚/ /kep̚/ /kɛp̚/ /kiep̚/ /kɛp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5904 2 /*keːb/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) cheek

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. cheeks
  2. jaw

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hyeop) (hangeul , revised hyeop, McCune-Reischauer hyŏp, Yale hyep)

  1. cheeks
  2. jaw
  3. amenity

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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References[edit]