Last modified on 11 September 2014, at 10:58
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified from (义 is created according to )

Han characterEdit

(radical 4 丿+2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 戈大 (IK), X戈大 (XIK))

  1. right conduct, righteousness, justice
  2. meaning

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 82, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 124
  • Dae Jaweon: page 165, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 42, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+4E49

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 宜寄切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋiᴇH/ /ŋie̯H/ /ŋieH/ /ŋiɛH/ /ŋiə̆H/ /ŋǐeH/ /ŋjɛH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngjeH › /*ŋaj-s {*ŋ(r)aj-s}/ duty; justice
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
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Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13045 1 /*ŋrals/