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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹木女 (HDV), four-corner 20404, composition)

  1. appoint, send, commission

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 259, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6181
  • Dae Jaweon: page 524, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1038, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+59D4

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /uei²¹⁴/
Harbin /uei²¹³/
Tianjin /vei¹³/
Jinan /vei⁵⁵/
Qingdao /vəʔ⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /uei⁵³/
Xi'an /uei⁵³/
Xining /uɨ⁵³/
Yinchuan /vei⁵³/
Lanzhou /vei⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /vei⁵¹/
Wuhan /uei⁴²/
Chengdu /uei⁵³/
Guiyang /uei⁴²/
Kunming /uei⁵³/
Nanjing /uəi²¹²/
Hefei /ue²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /vei⁵³/
Pingyao /uei⁵³/
Hohhot /vei⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /ue³⁵/
Suzhou /ue̞⁵¹/
Hangzhou /ʔui⁵³/
Wenzhou /v̠u³⁵/
Hui Shexian /ue³⁵/
Tunxi /ue²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /uei⁴¹/
Xiangtan /uəi⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /ui²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /vi⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /vui²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /wai³⁵/
Nanning /wɐi³⁵/
Hong Kong /wai³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ui⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /uoi³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /y²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ui⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ui²¹³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuᴇ/ /ʔwie̯/ /ʔiue/ /ʔʷiɛ/ /ʔwiə̆/ /ǐwe/ /ʔjuɛ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuᴇX/ /ʔwie̯X/ /ʔiueX/ /ʔʷiɛX/ /ʔwiə̆X/ /ǐweX/ /ʔjuɛX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wēi ‹ ʔjwe › /*q(r)oj/ 委蛇 compliant, complaisant
wěi ‹ ʔjweX › /*q(r)ojʔ/ entrust to
wěi ‹ ʔjweX › /*q(r)ojʔ/ collect; store
wěi ‹ ʔjweX › /*q(r)orʔ/ bend; hang down

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12901 3 /*qrol/ 小徐禾聲
12903 3 /*qrolʔ/

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KanjiEdit

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(wi) (hangeul , revised wi, McCune-Reischauer wi, Yale wi)

  1. put in charge of, commmission
  2. give up
  3. petty

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ủy, uỷ, uế)

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