TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – old man with cane asking for directions, doubting his way (a figure with a cane in one hand, head a large mouth).

Current form is radically abstracted, with elements varying greatly in intermediate scripts – graphically 匕 + 矢 on left, マ + 疋 on right.

Han characterEdit

(radical 103 +9, 14 strokes, cangjie input 心大弓戈人 (PKNIO), four-corner 27481, composition𠤕)

  1. doubt, question, suspect

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 768, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 22007
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1178, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2751, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7591

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale yi4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

  • On: (gi), きょう (kyō)
  • Kun: うたがう (utagau), うたがい (utagai), うたがわしい (utagawashii)

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ui, eung) (hangeul [[, ]], revised ui, eung, McCune-Reischauer ŭi, ŭng, Yale uy, ung)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ni3), níng (ning2), (yi2), Wade-Giles ni3, ning2, i2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*ngiə)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nghi)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 20:31