See also:
廿 U+5EFF, 廿
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5EFF

[U+5EFE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5F00]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

廿 (radical 55, +1, 4 strokes, cangjie input 廿 (T), four-corner 44770, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 353, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9586
  • Dae Jaweon: page 668, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 59, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5EFF

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
廿
alternative forms

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character 廿
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
         

EtymologyEdit

The pronunciation in most dialects is a contraction of 二十. The irregular pronunciation (e.g. /nVm/) dates back to the Song dynasty, to avoid homophony with a vulgar word; see .

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • nĭk/niék - colloquial;
  • niêng - literary.
  • Min Nan

    Rime
    Character 廿
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (38)
    Final () (141)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ȵiɪp̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ȵip̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ȵʑjep̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ȵip̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /ȵiəp̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /ȵʑĭĕp̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ȵʑi̯əp̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character 廿
    Reading # 1/1
    No. 9487
    Phonetic
    component
    廿
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*njɯb/
    Notes

    DefinitionsEdit

    廿

    1. twenty

    Usage notesEdit

    • In Mandarin, it is sometimes pronounced èrshí (二十)

    See alsoEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    廿

    (“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

    1. twenty

    ReadingsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 1Edit

    Kanji in this term
    廿
    にじゅう
    Jinmeiyō
    kun’yomi

    NumeralEdit

    廿(にじゅう) (nijū (historical kana にじふ)

    1. Alternative spelling of 二十 (nijū): twenty, 20

    NounEdit

    廿(にじゅう) (nijū (historical kana にじふ)

    1. Alternative spelling of 二十 (nijū): a twenty-year-old

    Etymology 2Edit

    Kanji in this term
    廿
    はたち
    Jinmeiyō
    kun’yomi

    NounEdit

    廿(はたち) (hatachi

    1. Alternative spelling of 二十歳 (hatachi): a twenty-year-old

    Proper nounEdit

    廿(はたち) (Hatachi

    1. a surname

    ReferencesEdit

    • New Nelson: 1662
    • Halpern: 3449
    • Halpern Learners: not listed
    • Heisig: 1190
    • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 0a4.36
    1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    廿 (eumhun 스물 (seumul ip))
    廿 (eumhun 이십 (isip ip))

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    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    廿: Hán Nôm readings: niệm, trấp, trập, nhập, chấp

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