See also: and 驿

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

驿

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( → ) in Japanese shinjitai.

In present form, Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 187 +4, 14 strokes, cangjie input 尸火尸人 (SFSO), four-corner 77387, composition)

  1. relay station

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1435, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44633
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1960, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 7, page 4545, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+99C5

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shinjitai form of

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 駅伝 (えきでん) (ekiden, long-distance relay race)
  • 駅前 (えきまえ) (ekimae, in front of the station)

NounEdit

(hiragana えき, romaji eki)

  1. a station (train, underground/subway)
Last modified on 17 November 2013, at 17:28