See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

Alternative formsEdit

  • – Unicode z-code variants at points U+7570 and U+F962

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事) – a man with a mask () over his face (different face) – see Chinese Etymology: 異, by Richard Sears.

Compare (demon), where the 田 also derives from a face.

Modern form is graphically  + , though this is not the etymology. Unrelated to visually similar .

Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田廿金 (WTC), four-corner 60801, composition)

  1. different, unusual, strange

DescendantsEdit

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping ji6, Yale yi6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. uncommon
  2. curious

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (yi4), Wade-Giles i4)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*iə̀)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dị)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 11:44