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U+9EE5, 黥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EE5

[U+9EE4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EE6]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 203, +8, 20 strokes, cangjie input 田火卜口火 (WFYRF), four-corner 60396, composition)

  1. to tattoo criminals on the face or forehead

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1520, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48123
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2055, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 7, page 4751, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+9EE5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
黥-seal.svg

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (30)
Final () (111)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡˠiæŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡᵚiaŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡiaŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/giajŋ/
Li
Rong
/ɡiɐŋ/
Wang
Li
/ɡĭɐŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gi̯ɐŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qíng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
king4
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 6833
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡraŋ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. (historical) to tattoo the face, one of the Five Punishments in Ancient China

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. tattoo, tattooing

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term
いれずみ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

(いれずみ) (irezumi

  1. Rare spelling of 入れ墨 (tattoo). (an image made in the skin with ink and a needle)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyeong) (hangeul , revised gyeong, McCune–Reischauer kyŏng, Yale kyeng)

  1. tattoo punishment of branding a criminal

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: kình[1][2]

  1. Hán tự form of kình (tatooing the cheek or face of criminals as punishment in ancient China).

References[edit]