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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: volume 1, page 59, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5EFF

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
廿
variant 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 from the Song dynasty, to avoid homophony with a vulgar word; see .

PronunciationEdit



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 (hiragana にじゅう, rōmaji nijū, historical hiragana にじふ)

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

NounEdit

廿 (hiragana にじゅう, rōmaji nijū, historical hiragana 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 (hiragana はたち, rōmaji hatachi)

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

Proper nounEdit

廿 (hiragana はたち, rōmaji 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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