See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
血-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形):  +  (container)

Looks like blood in a container (chalice) in sacrifice.

血 血 血 血
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 143 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹月廿 (HBT), four-corner 27100, composition丿)

  1. blood

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1107, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33964
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1568, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3050, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8840

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping hyut3, Yale hyut3)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ hiet, Guangdong hiet7; het7 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong], Hagfa Pinyim hiad5, hed5)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. blood

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hyeol) (hangeul , revised hyeol, McCune-Reischauer hyŏl, Yale hyel)


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiě (xie3), xuè (xue4), xuě (xue3), Wade-Giles hsieh3, hsüeh4, hsüeh3)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xuě, xiě or xuè)

  1. blood

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*xuet)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA hiat (hiat4), hueh (hueh4), huih (huih4))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(huyết, hoét, tiết)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:52