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U+5F16, 弖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5F16

[U+5F15]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5F17]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 57, +1, 4 strokes, cangjie input 弓一 (NM) or X弓一 (XNM), composition)

  1. (Japanese) phonetic for (te)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 356, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9703
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 988, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5F16

JapaneseEdit

Glyph originEdit

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character) which been hypothesized to have been invented in Goguryeo. Earliest usage example appeared as 幹弖利城, a name of the fortress in the Gwanggaeto Stele, erected in 414.

As the first example in Japan, appeared as 弖已加利獲居 (⟨teyo2kariwake2 → Teyokariwake) and 半弖比 (⟨patepi1 → Hatehi), names of ancestors of the local ruler in the Inariyama burial-mound sword, 471.

According to one theory, this is a variant form of , also used as a 借音 (shakuon) kana for ⟨te⟩.

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. 借音 (shakuon) kana for ⟨te⟩

ReadingsEdit

  • Kun: (te, )

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (hu4), Wade-Giles hu4)

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