See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 87 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月竹弓火 (BHNF)): representation of an elephant

  1. do, handle, govern, act (Lat. facere)
  2. be
  3. (archaic) elephant

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 689, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19686
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1102, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2033, character 21
  • Unihan data for U+7232

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale wai4, wai6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Non-Jōyō alternate for . Rarely used.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin wèi (wei4), wéi (wei2), Wade-Giles wei4, wei2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*hyuɛ, *hyuɛ̀)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vay, , , voi , vờ, vi, , vị)

Last modified on 28 January 2014, at 17:25