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U+57FF, 埿
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-57FF

[U+57FE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5800]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 32, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水心土 (EPG), composition)

  1. (archaic variant of ) mud, mire
  2. earth, clay
  3. plaster

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 231, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5204
  • Dae Jaweon: page 468, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 458, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+57FF

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*niːl, *niːls
*niːl
*niːlʔ
*niːlʔ
*niːls
*braːms, *niːl, *niːls
*nilʔ
*nilʔ
*nilʔ
*nil
*nil
*nil
*nil, *nilʔ
*nil
*nil
*nil
*rniːd
*niɡ

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“dirt; mud; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mud

ReadingsEdit

(Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)

As a variant/ancient form of :

  • Go-on: ない (nai)
  • Kan-on: でい (dei)

As a variant form of :

Readings shared by both forms:

Usage notesEdit

Used as 借音 (shakuon) kana for ⟨de⟩ and ⟨pi1 in the Man'yōshū (c. 759 CE).

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ひじ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

NounEdit

(hiragana ひじ, rōmaji hiji, historical hiragana ひぢ)

  1. Alternative spelling of (hiji): mud
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
うき
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

NounEdit

(hiragana うき, rōmaji uki)

  1. Alternative spelling of (uki): a marshland, swamp