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TranslingualEdit

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – catching soot in a container over a fire (, ).

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 203 +0, 12 strokes, cangjie input 田土火 (WGF), four-corner 60331)

  1. black
  2. dark
  3. evil, sinister

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1518, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 48038
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2051, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4743, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9ED1

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (黑), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 德
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 呼北切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hək̚/ /xək̚/ /xək̚/ /hək̚/ /hək̚/ /xək̚/ /xək̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
hēi ‹ xok › /*m̥ˁək (dial. *m̥ˁ- › xˁ-)/ black
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5109 0 /*hmlɯːɡ/

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin hēi)

  1. black
  2. dark
  3. illegal; clandestine; secret; shady
  4. sinister

NounEdit

  1. dark; night
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Tā hěn pà hēi. [Pinyin]
      She is very afraid of the dark.

VerbEdit

  1. (computing) (loanword) to hack

Proper nounEdit

  1. abbreviation for Heilongjiang province 黑龍江黑龙江
CompoundsEdit

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. black

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Not used in modern Japanese. The shinjitai character is used instead.


KhitanEdit

NounEdit

(kara)

  1. west

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(heuk) (hangeul , revised heuk, McCune-Reischauer hŭk, Yale huk)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hắc)

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