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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Note that a correct Japanese kyūjitai glyph uses on the left, rather than the simplification . The Unicode codepoint is the same, only the appearance of the glyph differs between fonts.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (altar) + phonetic  – performing rites at the altar.

In Japanese kyūjitai, Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (altar) + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 113 +13, 18 strokes, cangjie input 戈火廿田廿 (IFTWT), four-corner 35218, composition)

  1. social custom
  2. manners
  3. courtesy
  4. rites
  5. proper social behavior (in Confucianism)
  6. propriety
  7. politeness

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 847, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24844
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1268, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2409, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+79AE

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping lai5, Yale lai5)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(rye>ye) (hangeul >, revised rye>ye, McCune-Reischauer rye>ye, Yale lyey>yey)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (li3), Wade-Giles li3)

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CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*lěi)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lễ, lạy, lẩy, lẫy, lẻ, lể, rẩy, lãi, lấy, lỡi, lởi, rẽ)

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