See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (door) +  – a pair of hands opening a door: the door is open.

Han characterEdit

(radical 169 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 日弓一廿 (ANMT), four-corner 77441, composition)

  1. open
  2. initiate, begin, start

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1331, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41233
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1835, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4286, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+958B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping hoi1, Yale hoi1)


JapaneseEdit

Ryakuji for 開, based on ryakuji for ; compare also and 𫔭.

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Related termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin kāi (kai1), Wade-Giles k'ai1)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA khai (khai1), khui (khui1))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khai, khơi, khui)

Last modified on 21 February 2014, at 09:28