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U+56DE, 回
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56DE

[U+56DD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+56DF]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 31, +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 田口 (WR), four-corner 60600, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 216, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4690
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 712, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+56DE

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms
 
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Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Ancient script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
       

Pictogram (象形): rotation (originally a spiral).

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

"Hui"
From earlier name 回回 (huíhuí), variant of 回鶻回鹘 (Huíhú), from Old Turkic 𐰆𐰖𐰍𐰆𐰺(uygur). Doublet of 維吾爾维吾尔 (Wéiwú'ěr).

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • hôe - literary;
  • hêr/hê - vernacular.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (33)
    Final () (42)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ɦuʌi/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ɦuoi/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ɣuɒi/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ɦwəj/
    Li
    Rong
    /ɣuᴀi/
    Wang
    Li
    /ɣuɒi/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ɣuɑ̆i/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    huí
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    huí
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ hwoj ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[ɢ]ʷˁəj/
    English go around

    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. 5443
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    2
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*ɡuːl/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. to turn around
    2. to return; to go back
    3. to surround
      alt. forms: (1~3)
    4. to reply; to respond; to answer
    5. to decline; to refuse
    6. to avoid
      alt. forms:
    7. to redo; to do again
    8. Classifier for chapters.
    9. Classifier for number of occurrences of events: times
      alt. forms:
    10. (~族) Hui ethnic group
    SynonymsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to revolve; to rotate; to return; to go back; etc.”).
    (This character, , is the simplified form of .)
    Notes:

    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

    1. turn

    ReadingsEdit

    See alsoEdit

    • (this is the older spelling of at least some senses or homonyms)

    Etymology 1Edit

    Kanji in this term
    まわ(り)
    Grade: 2
    kun’yomi

    CounterEdit

    (まわり) (-mawari

    1. a turn, times around something

    Etymology 2Edit

    Kanji in this term
    かい
    Grade: 2
    kan’on

    From Middle Chinese (MC ɦuʌi).

    The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

    PronunciationEdit

    AffixEdit

    (かい) (kai (historical kana くわい)

    1. turn; revolve
    2. return; go back
    3. time; occasion
    4. Hui; Islam
    5. Alternative form of (kai, roundworm; intestinal worm)
    Derived termsEdit

    CounterEdit

    (かい) (-kai (historical kana くわい)

    1. occurrences
      (いっ)(しゅう)(かん)()(かい)
      isshūkan ni nikai
      twice a week
    2. innings in baseball, games, rounds

    NounEdit

    (かい) (kai (historical kana くわい)

    1. time, occasion
    2. turn, round
    3. (baseball, softball) inning

    Etymology 3Edit

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: 2
    goon

    From Middle Chinese (MC ɦuʌi).

    The goon pronunciation, so likely the initial borrowing.

    PronunciationEdit

    AffixEdit

    () (e (historical kana )

    1. turn; turn around

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun 돌아올 (doraol hoe))

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    CompoundsEdit


    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    (hồi)

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