Last modified on 2 August 2014, at 19:36

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
丽-bw.png

Han characterEdit

(radical 3 +6, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一月戈月 (MBIB), four-corner 10227, composition⿰⿵)

  • Depending on the font the top stroke may be broken (+7 strokes) or not (+6 strokes)
  • Some sources count 丽 to radical 1 ; Unicode count it to radical 3 丶 (between and )
  1. beautiful, lovely, elegant, fair, pretty
  2. a (typically female) given name

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 81, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 59
  • Dae Jaweon: page 164, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 21, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4E3D

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (丽), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 齊
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 郎計切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/leiH/ /lieiH/ /leiH/ /leiH/ /lɛjH/ /lieiH/ /lɛiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ lejH › /*[r]ˤe-s/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7913 2 /*reːls/ 說文作麗古文

AdjectiveEdit

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) beautiful

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit