Last modified on 19 January 2015, at 05:01

See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
回-order.gif

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): rotation

Han characterEdit

(radical 31 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 田口 (WR), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 216, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4690
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 712, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+56DE

ChineseEdit

-
simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 灰
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸恢切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuʌi/ /ɣuɑ̆i/ /ɣuᴀi/ /ɦuoi/ /ɦwəj/ /ɣuɒi/ /ɣuɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huí ‹ hwoj › /*[ɢ]ʷˤəәj/ go around

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
5443 2 /*ɡuːl/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (literary) chapter
  2. Hui (ethnic group, language)
  3. to return, to turn around
  4. a time, occurrence, occasion

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. turn

ReadingsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (this is the older spelling of at least some senses or homonyms)

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

CounterEdit

(hiragana まわり, romaji -mawari)

  1. a turn, times around something

Etymology 2Edit

CounterEdit

(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. occurrences
  2. innings in baseball, games, rounds

NounEdit

(hiragana かい, romaji kai)

  1. time, occasion
  2. turn, round
  3. (baseball, softball) inning

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hoe) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer hoe)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hồi, hòi)

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