Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 21:10
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (horn) +  (knife) +  (cow) – a knife 刀 separates a horn 角 from a cow 牛.

Han characterEdit

(radical 148 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 弓月尸竹手 (NBSHQ), four-corner 27252, composition)

  1. loosen, unfasten, untie
  2. explain
  3. to divide, break up, split, separate
  4. solution (to a problem)
  5. used as a surname
  6. 40th hexagram of the I Ching

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1142, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35067
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1608, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3925, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+89E3

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (解), Pronunciation (1/4)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 胡買切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣɛX/ /ɣaiX/ /ɣɛX/ /ɦɯæX/ /ɦaɨjX/ /ɣaiX/ /ɣæiX/
Character (解), Pronunciation (2/4)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 佳買切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛX/ /kaiX/ /kɛX/ /kɯæX/ /kaɨjX/ /kaiX/ /kæiX/
Character (解), Pronunciation (3/4)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古隘切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛH/ /kaiH/ /kɛH/ /kɯæH/ /kaɨjH/ /kaiH/ /kæiH/
Character (解), Pronunciation (4/4)

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 胡懈切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣɛH/ /ɣaiH/ /ɣɛH/ /ɦɯæH/ /ɦaɨjH/ /ɣaiH/ /ɣæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiě ‹ kɛX › /*kˁreʔ/ cut up; unloose
xiè ‹ hɛX › /*N-kˁreʔ/ #NAME?
xiè ‹ hɛX › /*N.kˁreʔ {*N-kˁreʔ}/ understand
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6474 0 /*kreːʔ/
6478 0 /*kreːs/
6483 0 /*ɡreːʔ/
6488 0 /*ɡreːs/

CompoundsEdit

The following compounds are in simplified Chinese.

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 曲解 (きょっかい, kyokkai)
  • 見解 (けんかい, kenkai)
  • 誤解 (ごかい, gokai)
  • 正解 (せいかい, seikai)
  • 難解 (なんかい, nankai)
  • 氷解 (ひょうかい, hyōkai)
  • 分解 (ぶんかい, bunkai)
  • 弁解 (べんかい, benkai)
  • 明解 (めいかい, meikai)
  • 理解 (りかい, rikai)
  • 了解 (りょうかい, ryōkai)
  • 和解 (わかい, wakai)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hae, gae) (hangeul , , revised hae, gae, McCune-Reischauer hae, kae, Yale hay, kay)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giải, giãi)

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