See also:
U+572D, 圭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-572D

[U+572C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+572E]

Translingual edit

Stroke order
 

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 32, +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土土 (GG), four-corner 40104, composition )

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 224, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4887
  • Dae Jaweon: page 456, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 418, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+572D

Chinese edit

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin edit

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou
Bronze inscriptions
 

Pictogram (象形): + – stack of (clay, jade) tablets. Duplication of .

Pronunciation edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (40)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
Baxter kwej
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kwei/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷei/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwɛj/
Li
Rong
/kuei/
Wang
Li
/kiwei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiwei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guī
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gwai1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guī
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwej ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʷˁe/
English jade scepter

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. 4569
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷeː/

Definitions edit

  1. jade pointed at top
  2. (historical) jade tablet used by officials when addressing the emperor in court
    See also:
  3. (historical) gui (type of ancient Chinese sundial)
  4. a surname

Compounds edit

References edit

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. square jewel
  2. corner
  3. angle
  4. edge

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Proper noun edit

(けい) (Kei

  1. a unisex given name

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(eum (gyu))

  1. jade pointed at top

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Nôm readings: quê, khoai, khuê, que

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