See also: and
U+4E96, 亖

CJK Unified Ideographs

Translingual edit

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 7, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 一一一一 (MMMM), four-corner 10101, composition )

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 87, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 259
  • Dae Jaweon: page 183, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 10, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4E96

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Shizhoupian script Transcribed ancient scripts

Ideogram (指事) - four parallel lines. Quadruplication of . Compare and . Firstly appeared in oracle bone script and commonly used before Qin Dynasty. It became obsolete after the standardization of writing in the Qin dynasty.

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“four; four directions; all directions; etc.”).
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. (archaic) four

Readings edit

Usage notes edit

Non-standard variant of .