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U+9E97, 麗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9E97

[U+9E96]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9E98]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 198 鹿+8, 19 strokes, cangjie input 一一月月心 (MMBBP), four-corner 11211, composition鹿)

  1. beautiful, lovely, pretty, fair; elegant
  2. a (typically female) given name

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1510, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 47663
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2039, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4732, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+9E97

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sreːlʔ, *sreːlʔ, *srelʔ, *srels
*sreːl, *srel
*sreːlʔ, *srelʔ
*sreːls, *srels
*reːl
*reːl, *rel
*reːlʔ
*reːlʔ, *reːls, *srel
*reːls
*reːls, *rel
*reːls
*rel
*rel, *reːɡ
*rel
*rel, *srelʔ
*rel
*relʔ
*r̥ʰel
*srel, *srelʔ, *sra
*srel, *srels
*srelʔ

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (37) (37)
Final () (11) (39)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇ/ /leiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛ/ /leiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljɛ/ /lɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liə̆/ /lɛjH/
Li
Rong
/lie/ /leiH/
Wang
Li
/lǐe/ /lieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/lie̯/ /lieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ lejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]ˤe-s/
English symmetrical

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 7914 7917
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*reːls/ /*rel/

Adjective[edit]

  1. beautiful

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. lovely
  2. beautiful
  3. graceful
  4. resplendent

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana れい, romaji Rei)

  1. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ri>i, ryeo>yeo) (hangeul >, >, revised ri>i, ryeo>yeo, McCune-Reischauer ri>i, ryŏ>yŏ, Yale li>i, lye>ye)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lệ, ly, li, , rạy)

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