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

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

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

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

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kreː, *kreː
*ɡreː, *ɡreː, *ɡreː
*ŋreː, *ŋreːʔ
*kreː
*ɡreː, *kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
*ŋreː, *ŋre
*ŋreː, *ŋre
*ŋreː
*ŋreː
*ŋreː
*ŋreːs
*qreː
*qreː, *qʷraː, *kʷeː
*qreː, *qʷraː
*ɡeː, *kʷeː
*qeːns
*ɡʷraːʔ
*ɡʷraːʔ, *ɡʷreːs, *ɡʷeː
*ɡʷraːʔ, *qʰʷe
*qʷraː, *qʷreː
*qʷraː
*kʷreːs
*kʷreːs
*kʷreːs
詿 *kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs
*kʷreːs, *ɡʷreːs, *kʷeːs
*kʰʷreː, *ɡʷreːs
*ɢʷreː, *qʷreː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː
*kʷeː, *ɡʷeː
*kʷeː, *kʰʷeː
*kʷeːs
*kʷeːs
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*kʰʷeː
*qʰʷeː
*ɡʷeː
*ɡʷeː, *sqʰʷe, *qʰʷe, *qʰʷi
*qʷeː, *kʰʷeːŋʔ
*kʰʷeʔ
*qʷes
*qʰʷreɡ

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

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (40)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () IV
Fanqie
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
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/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. jade pointed at top
  2. (historical) jade tablet used by officials when addressing the emperor in court

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana けい, rōmaji Kei)

  1. A unisex given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyu) (hangeul , revised gyu, McCune–Reischauer kyu, Yale kyu)

  1. jade pointed at top

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quê, khoai, khuê, que)

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