See also:
U+66D6, 曖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-66D6

[U+66D5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+66D7]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 72, +13, 17 strokes, cangjie input 日月月水 (ABBE), four-corner 62047, composition)

  1. obscure, dim, ambiguous, vague

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 500, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14206
  • Dae Jaweon: page 871, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1538, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+66D6

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qɯːds, *qaːds): semantic (sun) + phonetic (OC *qɯːds).

PronunciationEdit


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (34) (34)
Final () (25) (41)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɑiH/ /ʔʌiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɑiH/ /ʔəiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɑiH/ /ʔɒiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔajH/ /ʔəjH/
Li
Rong
/ʔɑiH/ /ʔᴀiH/
Wang
Li
/ɑiH/ /ɒiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔɑiH/ /ʔɑ̆iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ài ài
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
oi3 oi3
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 2 8
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qɯːds/ /*qaːds/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (of daylight) dim

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. dark, not clear

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔɑiH, ʔʌiH).

Historical readings

PronunciationEdit

  • (SK Standard/Seoul) IPA(key): [ɛ(ː)] ~ [e̞(ː)]
  • Phonetic hangul: [(ː)/(ː)]
    • Long vowel distinction only applies at the initial position. Most speakers no longer distinguish vowel length at any position.

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 희미할 (huimihal ae))

  1. Hanja form? of (dim).

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: áy

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