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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋreː): semantic  ‎(cliff) + phonetic  ‎(OC *kʷeː) – a cliff 厂 of dirt (圭 = + ).

Han characterEdit

(radical 27 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 一土土 (MGG), composition)

  1. cliff, precipice
  2. waterside, foreshore
  3. corner of the eye

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 161, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2930
  • Dae Jaweon: page 367, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 70, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5393

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (31)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɣɛ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɯæ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋæi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaɨj/
Li
Rong
/ŋɛ/
Wang
Li
/ŋai/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋai/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngɛ ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋˤrar/
English river bank; limit

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4538
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋreː/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. precipice
  2. shore
  3. bank
  4. cliff

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. hill, cliff
  2. the edge
  3. boundary

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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