See also: , , and 1日
U+65E7, 旧

CJK Unified Ideographs

Translingual edit

Stroke order

Glyph origin edit

Variant of .

The reformative usage in simplified Chinese and Japanese that replaced can be analysed either as from an elimination of with glyphic alteration from to or as using a homophonic character.

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 72, +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 中日 (LA), composition )

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 489, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13737
  • Dae Jaweon: page 850, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1483, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+65E7

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Graphical variant of (jiù), which is also the phonetic component of (jiù) and (jiù).

Etymology 1 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“old; former; past; old; used; worn; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant form of .)

Etymology 2 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“mortar; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 3 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“maternal uncle; brother-in-law; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese edit



Kanji edit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Noun edit

(きゅう) (kyūきう (kiu)?

  1. old things, original state, former state, old times
  2. the old calendar based on a lunar system

(ふる) (furu

  1. used item, secondhand item

Prefix edit

(きゅう) (kyū-きう (kiu)?

  1. paleo-, ex-, old, previous, former
    Sekai Heiwa Tōitsu Katei Rengō (kyū-Tōitsu Kyōkai)
    Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (former Unification Church)
    formerly known as Twitter

Prefix edit

(ふる) (furu-

  1. paleo-, old, used, previous