Kangxi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Mandarin 康熙 (Kāng​xī).

Proper noun[edit]

Kangxi

  1. A Chinese emperor (1654-1722) from the Qing Dynasty period.
  2. Abbreviation of Kangxi Dictionary: a dictionary and cross reference of Chinese characters, first published in 1716 at the behest of the Kangxi Emperor, and used to the present day.
    • 1992, O. Harrassowitz, Central Asiatic Journal, Volume 36, page 189:
      According to Kangxi, this word has two kinds of pronunciation.

Noun[edit]

Kangxi

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Abbreviation of Kangxi radicals: one of 214 modern Chinese radicals, as organized in the Kangxi Dictionary.