See also:
U+792A, 礪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-792A

[U+7929]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+792B]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 112, +15, 20 strokes, cangjie input 一口一廿月 (MRMTB), four-corner 11627, composition)

  1. whetstone
  2. sharpen

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 838, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24571
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1255, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2461, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+792A

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (37)
Final () (35)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liajH/
Li
Rong
/liɛiH/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ljejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[r]at-s/
English grindstone

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. 12623
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*m·rads/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. whetstone
  2. to whet; to sharpen
    /   ―    ―  to steel oneself; to harden oneself; to discipline oneself

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): れい (rei)
  • Kun: あらと (arato), みがく (migaku), (to)
  • Nanori: (to)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ryeo>yeo) (hangeul >, revised ryeo>yeo, McCune–Reischauer ryŏ>yŏ, Yale lye>ye)

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