TranslingualEdit

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Han characterEdit

(radical 194 +8, 18 strokes, cangjie input 竹女竹山戈 (HVHUI), four-corner 26413, composition)

  1. (historical, strictly) The ancient state of Wei during the Zhou dynasty prior to its elevation as the kingdom of Liang
  2. (historical, loosely) The kingdom of Liang
  3. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1462, character 40
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45872
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1996, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4434, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+9B4F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping ngai6, Yale ngai6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana , romaji Gi)

  1. the Wei kingdom

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi, Yale wi)

Usage notesEdit

  • May also be romanized as Wie when used as surname.

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin wèi (wei4), Wèi (Wei4), Wade-Giles wei4, Wei4)

SynonymsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*ngiuə̀i)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA guī (gui7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngụy, nguỵ)

Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 11:09