Last modified on 5 November 2014, at 04:10
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 86 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 尸山火 (SUF), X尸山火 (XSUF), four-corner 77331, composition)

  1. bright, splendid, glorious

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 許其切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hɨ/ /xi/ /xiə/ /hɨ/ /hɨ/ /xĭə/ /xie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xi › /*qʰ(r)əә/ splendor

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
12012 0 /*qʰlɯ/

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KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hui) (hangeul , revised hui, McCune-Reischauer hŭi, Yale huy)

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