Last modified on 12 January 2015, at 06:33

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +15, 21 strokes, cangjie input 中戈一廿月 (LIMTB), four-corner 51127)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1102, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33799
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1565, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2900, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8823

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 祭
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 力制切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/liᴇiH/ /li̯ɛiH/ /liɛiH/ /liɛiH/ /liajH/ /lĭɛiH/ /ljæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ljejH › /*məә-rat-s/ stinging insect

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
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12624 1 /*m·rads/ 說文蠇之後起分化字

DefinitionsEdit

  1. oyster

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryeo>yeo) (hangeul >, revised ryeo>yeo, McCune-Reischauer ryŏ>yŏ, Yale lye>ye)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lệ, lị)

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