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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 土月木戈 (GBDI), four-corner 42149, composition)

  1. enclosure, dike, embankment

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 230, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5123
  • Dae Jaweon: page 466, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 446, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+57D2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping lyut3, Yale lyut3)


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana らち, romaji rachi)

  1. a fence built around a stable
  2. a fence built around something
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 523)
      Rachi. ラチ (埒) 柵・垣. 比喩. Rachiuo aquru. (埒を明くる) 物事をよく解明する。Rachino aita fito. (埒の明いた人)素直で、道理にはすぐに副する人. Rachiuo coyuru, l, yaburu. (埒を越ゆる、または、破る)規則や禁制条項を破る、または、道理に背く.
  3. a partition or limit

Derived termsEdit

  • 埒が明く (rachi ga aku)
  • 埒を開ける (rachi o akeru)
  • 埒がない (rachi ga nai)
  • 埒もない (rachi mo nai)

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ral) (hangeul , revised ral, McCune-Reischauer ral)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin lèi (lei4), Wade-Giles lei4)

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