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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
血-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
血-oracle.svg 血-bronze.svg 血-silk.svg 血-bigseal.svg 血-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形):  +  ‎(container)

Looks like blood in a container (chalice) in sacrifice.

Han characterEdit

(radical 143 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹月廿 (HBT), four-corner 27100, composition丿)

  1. blood

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1107, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33964
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1568, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3050, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8840

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ɕiɛ²¹⁴/
Harbin /ɕiɛ²¹³/
/ɕyɛ²¹³/
Tianjin /ɕie²¹/
/ɕye²¹/
Jinan /ɕyə²¹³/
/ɕiə²¹³/
Qingdao /ɕiə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ɕiɛ²⁴/
Xi'an /ɕiɛ²¹/
Xining /ɕi⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /ɕie¹³/
Lanzhou /ɕyə¹³/
/ɕiə¹³/
Ürümqi /ɕiɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /ɕie²¹³/
Chengdu /ɕye³¹/
Guiyang /ɕie²¹/
Kunming /ɕiɛ³¹/
Nanjing /ɕyeʔ⁵/
Hefei /ɕyɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /ɕyaʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /ɕioʔ⁵/
/ɕyɪʔ⁵/
Suzhou /ɕyəʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /sz̩ʷəʔ⁵/
Wenzhou /ɕy²¹³/
Hui Shexian /ɕyeʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ɕyɛ⁵/
Xiang Changsha /ɕie²⁴/
Xiangtan /ɕyæ²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /ɕyɵʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /hiat̚¹/
Taoyuan /hiet̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /hyt̚³/
Nanning /hyt̚³³/
Hong Kong /hyt̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /hiat̚³²/
/huiʔ³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /haiʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /xuai²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /hueʔ²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /hue⁵⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Closed
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/hwet̚/ /xiwet̚/ /xuet̚/ /hʷet̚/ /hwɛt̚/ /xiwet̚/ /xuɛt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
xuè ‹ xwet › /*m̥ ˤik/ blood

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
14098 2 /*qʰʷiːɡ/

NounEdit

  1. blood

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. blood

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(hyeol) (hangeul , revised hyeol, McCune-Reischauer hyŏl, Yale hyel)

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MulamEdit

NounEdit

‎(phɣa:t7)

  1. blood

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

‎(hiragana ちー, romaji chii)

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(chi).

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ちー, romaji chii)

  1. blood

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(huyết, hoét, tiết)

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