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See also: and 驿
U+99C5, 駅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-99C5

[U+99C4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+99C6]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified 驿

Han character[edit]

(radical 187, +4, 14 strokes, cangjie input 尸火尸人 (SFSO), four-corner 77387, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1435, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44633
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1960, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 7, page 4545, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+99C5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
Usage of in Hong Kong along with a superscript gloss of .

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese  (えき) (eki), read either etymologically as 驿 (jik6) or semantically as (zaam6).

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (only used in place names) station

Usage notes[edit]

This character is used in place names in Hong Kong for stylistic effect; it is also used for faithful rendition of Japanese place names.


Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Glyph origin[edit]

Simplified from ().

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
えき
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Note: When used as a suffix, the accent falls on the last syllable of the place name.[2]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana えき, rōmaji eki)

  1. station (train, underground/subway)

Compounds[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  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
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN