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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(cloth)

Han characterEdit

(radical 60 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 竹人山火大 (HOUFK), four-corner 28240, composition𢾰)

  1. a badge
  2. insignia
  • When referring to the guqin zither:
  1. the 13 white dots made of mother-of-pearl inlaid onto the surface board marking the harmonic positions
  2. same as (variant)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 372, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10267
  • Dae Jaweon: page 699, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 849, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5FBD

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /xuei⁵⁵/
Harbin /xuei⁴⁴/
Tianjin /xuei²¹/
Jinan /xuei²¹³/
Qingdao /xue²¹³/
Zhengzhou /xuei²⁴/
Xi'an /xuei²¹/
Xining /xuɨ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /xuei¹³/
Lanzhou /xuei³¹/
Ürümqi /xuei⁴⁴/
Wuhan /xuei⁵⁵/
Chengdu /xuei⁵⁵/
Guiyang /xuei⁵⁵/
Kunming /xuei⁴⁴/
Nanjing /xuəi³¹/
Hefei /xue²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /xuei¹¹/
Pingyao /xuæ¹³/
Hohhot /xuei³¹/
Wu Shanghai /hue³⁵/
Suzhou /hue̞⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /hui³³/
Wenzhou /fai³³/
Hui Shexian /xue³¹/
Tunxi /ɕy¹¹/
/xuə¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /fei³³/
Xiangtan /ɸəi³³/
Gan Nanchang /fɨi⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /fi⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /fui²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /fɐi⁵³/
Nanning /fui⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /fɐi⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hui⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /huoi⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xo⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hui³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hui²³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hʉi/ /xwe̯i/ /xiuəi/ /hʷɨi/ /huj/ /xĭwəi/ /xiuəi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huī ‹ xjwɨj › /*m̥ əj/ rope

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
12806 1 /*hmɯl/

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(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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HanjaEdit

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

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Han characterEdit

(huy)

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