Last modified on 18 September 2014, at 12:03

See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

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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

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ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: 以 (36)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 羊吏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/jɨH/ /iH/ /iəH/ /jɨH/ /jɨH/ /jĭəH/ /ieH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ yiH › /*ɢ(r)əәk-s/ different

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
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group
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MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15102 0 /*lɯɡs/ 金文異象雙手護住頭所頂物爲戴翼初文

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. uncommon
  2. curious

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dị)

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