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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 147 +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一人月山山 (MOBUU), four-corner 16110)

  1. wizard

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1135, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34875
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1602, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3668, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+89A1

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (127)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦek̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦek̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣɛk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɛjk̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣek̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣiek̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣiek̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13398
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡeːɡ/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. medium, diviner

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Japanese. Originally a compound of ‎(kamu, god, spirit) +‎ 和ぎ ‎(nagi, calming, calming down), the stem noun form of verb 和ぐ ‎(nagu, to become calm, to become quiet).

/kamunagi/ → /kaɴnagi/

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かんなぎ, romaji kannagi)

  1. a medium or shaman, usually female, who acts as a medium between humans and the spirits or gods, helping to communicate between the two and to calm any supernatural or spiritual upset
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Shift in pronunciation of the ‎(kamu) element, similar to the pattern seen in terms such as 神戸 ‎(Kōbe).

/kamunagi/ → /koːnagi/

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana こうなぎ, romaji kōnagi)

  1. alternate reading for kannagi

Etymology 3Edit

Less-common ateji for 巫女 ‎(miko, shrine maiden).

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana みこ, romaji miko)

  1. a shrine maiden: see 巫女

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gyeok) (hangeul , revised gyeok, McCune-Reischauer kyŏk, Yale kyek)

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