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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic ; the sound "guai".

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 心水土 (PEG), four-corner 97014, composition)

  1. adj. - strange, unusual, peculiar
  2. v. - to blame

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 382, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10483
  • Dae Jaweon: page 711, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2288, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+602A

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gwaai3, Yale gwaai3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(goe) (hangeul , revised goe, McCune-Reischauer koe, Yale koy)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin guài (guai4), Wade-Giles kuai4)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*guæ̀i)


VietnameseEdit

Quái trong quái vật, quái thú, quái quỷ

Han characterEdit

(quái, quảy, quấy, quế)

Last modified on 23 April 2014, at 10:16