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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人一弓弓 (OMNN), four-corner 22200, composition)

  1. precedent, example
  2. regulation

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 101, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 587
  • Dae Jaweon: page 215, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 146, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+4F8B

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /li⁵¹/
Harbin /li⁵³/
Tianjin /li⁵³/
Jinan /li²¹/
Qingdao /li⁴²/
Zhengzhou /li³¹²/
Xi'an /li⁴⁴/
Xining /l̩²¹³/
Yinchuan /li¹³/
Lanzhou /li¹³/
Ürümqi /li²¹³/
Wuhan /ni³⁵/
Chengdu /ni¹³/
Guiyang /ni²¹³/
Kunming /li²¹²/
Nanjing /li⁴⁴/
Hefei /zz̩⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /li⁴⁵/
Pingyao /li³⁵/
Hohhot /li⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /liɪʔ¹/
Suzhou /li³¹/
Hangzhou /li¹³/
Wenzhou /li²¹³/
Hui Shexian /li²²/
Tunxi /le¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /li⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /ni⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /li²¹/
Hakka Meixian /li⁵³/
Taoyuan /li⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /lɐi²²/
Nanning /lɐi²²/
Hong Kong /lɐi²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /le²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /liɛ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /li⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /li³¹/
Haikou (Min Nan) /lɔi²³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final: (35)
Tone: Departing (H)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: lì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/liᴇiH/ /liɛiH/ /ljæiH/ /liajH/ /liɛiH/ /lĭɛiH/ /li̯ɛiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8121 2 /*reds/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. example
  2. precedent
  3. rule
  4. case
  5. instance

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana れい, romaji rei)

例 (ためし, tameshi)
例し (ためし, tameshi)

The most common reading is れい (rei).

  1. example, instance
    • 例を引く [挙げる]
      れいをひく[あげる]
      rei o hiku [ageru]
      cite [give] an example
  2. illustration
  3. case
  4. custom, the usual
    • 例によって
      れいによって
      rei ni yotte
      as usual
    • 例に無く
      れいになく
      rei ni naku
      contrary to habit
  5. precedent
  6. that
    • 例の
      れいのおとこ
      rei no otoko
      that man (who we were speaking about)

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(rye) (hangeul , revised rye, McCune-Reischauer rye)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lệ)

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