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U+5049, 偉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5049

[U+5048]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+504A]

TranslingualEdit

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Alternative formsEdit

In Japanese kanji, the bottom component of is written with four strokes. In traditional Chinese, the bottom component is written with three strokes.

Han characterEdit

(radical 9, +9 in Chinese, 人+10 in Japanese, 11 strokes in Chinese, 12 strokes in Japanese, cangjie input 人木一手 (ODMQ), four-corner 24256, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 110, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 837
  • Dae Jaweon: page 234, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 198, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5049

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character



References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qral
*qʷɯl
*qʰʷɯl
*qʰʷɯls
*qʷɯl, *ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl, *ɢʷɯls
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl
*ɢʷɯl, *ɢʷɯlʔ
潿 *ɢɯl
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯlʔ
*ɢʷɯls

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢʷɯlʔ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *ɢʷɯl).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (35)
Final () (21)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦʉiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɨiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣiuəiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦujX/
Li
Rong
/ɣiuəiX/
Wang
Li
/ɣĭwəiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/we̯iX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wěi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 12825
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷɯlʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. extraordinary; magnificent; great; robust

AntonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. admirable

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on’yomi

/wi//i/

From Middle Chinese (MC ɦʉiX).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. (literary) greatness

AdjectiveEdit

(-na inflection, hiragana , rōmaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. (literary) great
InflectionEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. great, excellent, magnificent, extraordinary
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
えら
Grade: S
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see えら.
(This term, , is a kanji spelling of えら.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune–Reischauer wi)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, vỉ)

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