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U+9E92, 麒
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9E92

[U+9E91]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9E93]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 198, 鹿+8, 19 strokes, cangjie input 戈心廿一金 (IPTMC), four-corner 04281, composition鹿)

  1. legendary auspicious animal

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1510, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47657
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2039, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4731, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+9E92

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
麒-seal.svg 麒-bigseal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (30)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/gɨ/
Li
Rong
/ɡiə/
Wang
Li
/ɡĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
kei4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9956
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡɯ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 麒麟 (qílín).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: (gi); (go)
  • Kan-on: (ki)

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese (MC ɡɨ). Recorded as Middle Korean  (Yale: kuy) in Hunmong Jahoe (訓蒙字會 / 훈몽자회), 1527.

Hanja[edit]

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 기린 (girin gi))

  1. Hanja form? of (giraffe; qilin).

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: , kỳ

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