See also: , , and
U+6C14, 气

CJK Unified Ideographs
U+2F53, ⽓

Kangxi Radicals

Translingual edit

Stroke order
Stroke order

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 84, +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人一弓 (OMN) or 難人一弓 (XOMN), four-corner 80017, composition 𠂉)

  1. Kangxi radical #84, .
  2. Shuowen Jiezi radical №8

Derived characters edit

Related characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 599, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17043
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2010, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C14

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Spring and Autumn Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bronze inscriptions Chu slip and silk script Qin slip script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts

Pictogram (象形) : clouds flowing through the sky – original form of both (OC *kʰɯds, *qʰɯds) and (OC *kʰɯds, *kʰɯd).

In the oracle bone script, it was represented by three horizontal strokes, expressing the "feeling" of the sky. However, in order to avoid confusion with the number (OC *suːm, *suːms), (OC *kʰɯds) was changed to draw a small stroke from top to bottom.

Etymology 1 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“gas; air; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified and variant form of ).

Etymology 2 edit

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

Etymology 3 edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“foodgrain as a gift; foodgrain; etc.”).
(This character is an ancient variant form of ).

References edit

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. steam radical (きがまえ (kigamae))

Readings edit

Usage notes edit

  • This character exists only as a radical in Japanese. The corresponding character is (air; atmosphere; spirit).

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Việt readings: khí[1][2]

  1. chữ Hán form of khí (steam radical).

References edit