TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  (fire) – fire that can be touched with the hand (ash). Note that the hand 又 has moved so it resembles ; compare shape in /.

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 大火 (KF), four-corner 71289, composition𠂇)

  1. ashes
  2. dust
  3. lime, mortar
  4. gray
  5. dirty
  6. disheartened

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 665, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18859
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1075, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2188, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7070

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping fui1, Yale fui1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はい, romaji hai)

  1. ash

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hoe) (hangeul , revised hoe, McCune-Reischauer hoe, Yale hoy)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin huī (hui1), Wade-Giles hui1)

  1. ashes
  2. dust
  3. lime, mortar
  4. gray
  5. dirty
  6. disheartened

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*xuəi)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hôi, hoi, khôi, vôi, hui)

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 07:17