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U+8FBB, 辻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8FBB

[U+8FBA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8FBC]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 162, +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input X卜十 (XYJ) or 卜十 (YJ), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1253, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38711
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1735, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 6, page 3815, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8FBB

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. A Japanese kanji meaning “crossroads.” Usually used in Japanese names.
    行人 / 行人  ―  Língshí Xíngrén  ―  Yukito Ayatsuji (Japanese writer)

JapaneseEdit

Glyph originEdit

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character).

辶 from 道 "road, way" + 十 shape of a cross

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. crossroad, intersection

ReadingsEdit

  • Kun: つじ (tsuji, )

Usage notesEdit

  • This kanji is said to be used by crypto-Christians in the Meiji period.

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
つじ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

/tumuzi/ → */tuːzi//t͡suʑi/

Shift from tsumuji (see below).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana つじ, rōmaji tsuji)

  1. a crossroad, intersection
    Synonyms: 十字路 (jūjiro), 四辻 (yotsuji, yotsutsuji)
  2. (by extension) a road, street, way
    Synonyms: , , (chimata); 道端 (michibata); 路上 (rojō)
  3. Short for 辻番 (tsujiban): This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  4. Short for 辻総 (tsujibusa): This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  5. Alternative spelling of 旋毛 (tsuji): a hair whorl
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana つじ, rōmaji Tsuji)

  1. a place name
  2. a surname

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
つむじ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

/tumuzi//t͡sumuʑi/

Likely from Old Japanese, attested in the Wamyō Ruijushō (938 CE) and the Ruiju Myōgishō (c. 11th century).

Possibly cognate with 旋毛 (tsumuji, hair whorl). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana つむじ, rōmaji tsumuji)

  1. Same as つじ (tsuji) above

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(sip) (hangeul , revised sip, McCune–Reischauer sip, Yale sip)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.