TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (cloth)

Han characterEdit

(radical 60 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山火大 (HOUFK), four-corner 28240)

  1. a badge
  2. insignia
  • When referring to the guqin zither:
  1. the 13 white dots made of mother-of-pearl inlaid onto the surface board marking the harmonic positions
  2. same as (variant)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 372, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10267
  • Dae Jaweon: page 699, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 849, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5FBD

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale fai1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hwi) (hangeul , revised hwi, McCune-Reischauer hwi, Yale hwi)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin huī (hui1), (yi4), Wade-Giles hui1, i4)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(huy)

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:29