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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 27 +12, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一廿田月 (MTWB), four-corner 71227, composition)

  1. whetstone
  2. grind, sharpen
  3. whet
  4. a surname

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 163, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3041
  • Dae Jaweon: page 371, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 77, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+53B2

ChineseEdit

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simp.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (35)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liajH/
Li
Rong
/liɛiH/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljejH › ‹ ljejH › ‹ ljejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]at-s/ /*[r]at-s/ /*[r]at-s/
English cruel grindstone epidemic

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. 12621
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rads/

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ryeo) (hangeul , revised ryeo, McCune-Reischauer ryŏ)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lệ, lẹ)

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