- This section refers to ⿰彳𢀖 glyph. (径)
Simplified from 徑 (巠 → 𢀖) based on the table of 54 simplified radical components listed in the 1956 Chinese Character Simplification Scheme by the People's Republic of China.
Simplified from 逕 which is listed as a variant traditional form of 徑 in the 1956 first round revision table of variant Chinese characters (第一批异体字整理表) by the People's Republic of China.
As a variant form, 逕 is to be replaced by 徑 as its orthodox form, which is succeeded by 径 as the simplified form of 徑.
Note that in modern Taiwan, 徑 and 逕 are considered as two different characters while in mainland China, 逕 is considered a variant traditional form of 徑.
- This section refers to ⿰彳圣 glyph. (径)
Unorthodox variant simplified from 徑 (巠 → 圣) found in a moveable type copy of the classical Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei 《金瓶梅》.
First attested in 《宋元以來俗字譜》, a variant forms dictionary compiled in 1930 that records unorthodox forms (俗字) that have existed since the Song dynasty.
Another similar character, which has (⿱ス土) as its right component can also be found in 《太平樂府》.
|For pronunciation and definitions of 径 – see 徑 (“path; road; way; directly; etc.”).|
(This character, 径, is a variant form of 徑.)