TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (spirit (abbreviated as 田)) +  (claws, lower portion of , tiger) – a spirit/demon in shock/fear because of the claws (of a tiger).

From the Shuowen: “从甶,虎省。鬼頭而虎爪,可畏也。𤰲,古文省。” (“From 甶 and abridged [written as such in the Lesser Seal Script]. The head of a ghost encountering and frightened by the claws of a tiger. In the older script, [picture not shown, written with 甶 on top and 爪 below.]”)

has an identical pronunciation and also features 田 on the top, but isn't related accord to the Shuowen, although it's used as the fǎnqiè of 畏.

Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 田一女 (WMV), four-corner 60732)

  1. fear, dread, awe, reverence

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 760, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21778
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1170, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2532, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+754F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping wai3, Yale wai3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(oe) (hangeul , revised oe, McCune-Reischauer oe, Yale oy)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin wèi (wei4), Wade-Giles wei4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(úy, , hoáy, hoay)

Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 13:00