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U+9B41, 魁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9B41

[U+9B40]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9B42]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 194, +4, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈卜十 (HIYJ), four-corner 24210, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1461, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45785
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1994, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4429, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+9B41

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • khe - vernacular;
  • khoe - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (42)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰuʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰuoi/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰwəj/
Li
Rong
/kʰuᴀi/
Wang
Li
/kʰuɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰuɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kuī
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kuí kuí kuí
Middle
Chinese
‹ khwoj › ‹ khwoj › ‹ khwoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kʰ]ˁuj/ /*[kʰ]ˁuj/ /*[kʰ]ˁuj/
English great; principal; chief spoon mound

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 4663
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰuːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. first; leading
  2. chief; leader
  3. tall and big monstruous
  4. (literary) dipper; spoon
  5. the best

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (kuài).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. One who charges ahead of others
  2. A leader/forerunner

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(goe) (hangeul , revised goe, McCune–Reischauer koe, Yale koy)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khôi)

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