Last modified on 1 November 2014, at 07:24
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月月口 (BBR), four-corner 77227, composition)

  1. chat, jaw, gossip, talk
  2. mouth

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 188, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3573
  • Dae Jaweon: page 407, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 616, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+54BC

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 溪 (29)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 苦緺切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɣuɛ/ /kʰwai/ /kʰuɛ/ /kʰʷɯæ/ /kʰwaɨj/ /kʰwai/ /kʰuæi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wāi ‹ kwaeX › /*kʷˤrajʔ/ cut meat from the bone

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
4397 3 /*kʰʷroːl/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwae) (hangeul , revised gwae, McCune-Reischauer kwae, Yale kway)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, oa, ùa, ua, uả)

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