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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
衣-order.gif

Alternative formsEdit

  • (when used as a left Radical)

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
衣-oracle.svg 衣-bronze.svg 衣-bigseal.svg 衣-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形)

Han characterEdit

(radical 145 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜竹女 (YHV), four-corner 00732, composition𧘇)

  1. clothes, clothing, cover(s), outer layers
  2. skin, (animal) hide, pelt, fur(s)

DescendantsEdit

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1111, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34091
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1575, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3074, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8863

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /i⁵⁵/
Harbin /i⁴⁴/
Tianjin /i²¹/
Jinan /i²¹³/
Qingdao /i²¹³/
Zhengzhou /i²⁴/
Xi'an /i²¹/
Xining /ji⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /i⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /i³¹/
Ürümqi /i⁴⁴/
Wuhan /i⁵⁵/
Chengdu /i⁵⁵/
Guiyang /i⁵⁵/
Kunming /i⁴⁴/
Nanjing /i³¹/
Hefei /zz̩²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /i¹¹/
Pingyao /i¹³/
Hohhot /i³¹/
Wu Shanghai /i⁵³/
Suzhou /i⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /ʔi³³/
Wenzhou /i³³/
Hui Shexian /i³¹/
Tunxi /i¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /i³³/
Xiangtan /i³³/
Gan Nanchang /i⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /i⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /ʒï²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /ji⁵³/
Nanning /ji⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /ji⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /i⁵⁵/
/ui⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /i⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /i⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /i³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /i²³/
/ta²³/ 训衫
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨi/ /ʔe̯i/ /ʔiəi/ /ʔɨi/ /ʔɨj/ /ĭəi/ /ʔiəi/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (34)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨiH/ /ʔe̯iH/ /ʔiəiH/ /ʔɨiH/ /ʔɨjH/ /ĭəiH/ /ʔiəiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ʔjɨj › /*ʔ(r)əj/ clothes
‹ ʔjɨjH › /*ʔ(r)əj-s/ wear (v.t.)

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
14837 1 /*qɯl/
14841 1 /*qɯls/

NounEdit

(classifier (jiàn))

  1. clothes, garment
      ―    ―  clothes
    /   ―  nèi  ―  underwear
      ―  shuì  ―  night clothes, pajamas
    情願 [MSC, trad.]
    情愿 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ qíngyuàn jié bù yuàn suō shí. [Pinyin]
    I'd rather economize on clothes than food.
  2. coating; covering; skin
      ―  táng  ―  frosting ,icing ,sugarcoating
    /   ―  qiāng  ―  gun cover
CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /i⁵⁵/
Harbin /i⁴⁴/
Tianjin /i²¹/
Jinan /i²¹³/
Qingdao /i²¹³/
Zhengzhou /i²⁴/
Xi'an /i²¹/
Xining /ji⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /i⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /i³¹/
Ürümqi /i⁴⁴/
Wuhan /i⁵⁵/
Chengdu /i⁵⁵/
Guiyang /i⁵⁵/
Kunming /i⁴⁴/
Nanjing /i³¹/
Hefei /zz̩²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /i¹¹/
Pingyao /i¹³/
Hohhot /i³¹/
Wu Shanghai /i⁵³/
Suzhou /i⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /ʔi³³/
Wenzhou /i³³/
Hui Shexian /i³¹/
Tunxi /i¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /i³³/
Xiangtan /i³³/
Gan Nanchang /i⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /i⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /ʒï²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /ji⁵³/
Nanning /ji⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /ji⁵⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /i⁵⁵/
/ui⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /i⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /i⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /i³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /i²³/
/ta²³/ 训衫

VerbEdit

  1. (literary) to dress, to wear, to put on clothes
    錦還鄉 / 锦还乡  ―  jǐnháixiāng  ―  to return home in glory

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
ころも
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana ころも, romaji koromo)

  1. clothes

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
きぬ
Grade: 4
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana きぬ, romaji kinu)

  1. clothes

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun'yomi

From Middle Chinese ‎(ʔjɨj, clothes).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji i)

  1. clothes

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ui)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ui, McCune-Reischauer: ŭi, Yale: uy)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(y, ấy, e, )

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