TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 月弓一山 (BNMU), four-corner 77212)

  1. crisp
  2. fragile, frail
  3. brittle

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 982, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29468
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1434, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2069, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8106

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (脆), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 祭
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 此芮切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰiuᴇiH/ /t͡sʰi̯wɛiH/ /t͡sʰiuɛiH/ /t͡sʰʷiɛiH/ /t͡sʰwiajH/ /t͡sʰĭwɛiH/ /t͡sʰiuæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
cuì ‹ tshjwejH › /*[tsʰ]o[t]-s/ brittle

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7250 3 /*sʰods/ 俗脃字見老子今本(範本作脃)

AdjectiveEdit

  1. crisp
    燒肉 / 烧肉  ―  cuì pí shāoròu  ―  siu yuk with crispy skin
  2. brittle

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(chwi) (hangeul , revised chwi, McCune-Reischauer ch'wi, Yale chwi)

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