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Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田廿金 (WTC), four-corner 60801, composition)

  1. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №65

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

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Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
ljɯʔ
lɯɡs
lɯɡs, *lɯɡ
lɯɡs, *lɯɡ
l̥ʰɯɡ
l̥ʰjɯɡ, *lɯɡ
lɯɡ
lɯɡ

Ideogram (指事) – a man with a mask () over his face. Possible interpretations:

  • Strange, bizarre — "uncommon".
  • Different face — "different".

Compare (“demon”), where the also derives from a face.

Modern form is graphically  + , though this is not the etymology.

PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (36)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/jɨH/
Pan
Wuyun
/jɨH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ieH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/jɨH/
Li
Rong
/iəH/
Wang
Li
/jĭəH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/iH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ yiH ›
Old
Chinese
/*ɢ(r)ək-s/
English different

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 15102
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*lɯɡs/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. different; other
  2. uncommon; unusual; special; strange; surprising
  3. to distinguish; to separate

SynonymsEdit

  • (different): (shū), (chā)
  • (unusual): (), (guài)

AntonymsEdit

  • (tóng, “same”)

CompoundsEdit


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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(dị)

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