Last modified on 7 August 2014, at 11:32

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 61 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 手十尸一心 (QJSMP), four-corner 55337, composition)

  1. bright, intelligent
  2. intelligence

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 399, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 739, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2340, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6167

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 齊
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 胡桂切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦweiH/ /ɣiweiH/ /ɣueiH/ /ɦʷeiH/ /ɦwɛjH/ /ɣiweiH/ /ɣuɛiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huì ‹ hwejH › /*[ɢ]ʷˤe[t]-s/ intelligent

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
5474 2 /*ɡʷeːds/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana けい, romaji Kei)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hye) (hangeul , revised hye, McCune-Reischauer hye, Yale hyey)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tuệ, huệ)

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