See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (horn) +  (knife) +  (cow) – a knife 刀 separates a horn 角 from a cow 牛.

Han characterEdit

(radical 148 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 弓月尸竹手 (NBSHQ), four-corner 27252, composition)

  1. loosen, unfasten, untie
  2. explain
  3. to divide, break up, split, separate
  4. solution (to a problem)
  5. used as a surname
  6. 40th hexagram of the I Ching

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1142, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35067
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1608, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3925, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+89E3

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gaai2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 曲解 (きょっかい, kyokkai)
  • 見解 (けんかい, kenkai)
  • 誤解 (ごかい, gokai)
  • 正解 (せいかい, seikai)
  • 難解 (なんかい, nankai)
  • 氷解 (ひょうかい, hyōkai)
  • 分解 (ぶんかい, bunkai)
  • 弁解 (べんかい, benkai)
  • 明解 (めいかい, meikai)
  • 理解 (りかい, rikai)
  • 了解 (りょうかい, ryōkai)
  • 和解 (わかい, wakai)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hae, gae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised hae, gae, McCune-Reischauer hae, kae, Yale hay, kay)

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiě (jie3), jiè (jie4), xiè (xie4), Wade-Giles chieh3, chieh4, hsieh4)

CompoundsEdit

The following compounds are in simplified Chinese.

See alsoEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Zhuyin: ㄐㄧㄝˇ, ㄐㄧㄝˋ, ㄒㄧㄝˋ

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*gɛ̌i)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giải, giãi)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 16:28