U+937C, 鍼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-937C

[U+937B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+937D]

Translingual edit

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 167, +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金戈竹口 (CIHR), four-corner 83150, composition )

  1. needle, pin, tack
  2. prick
  3. inject

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 1315, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40667
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1815, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4229, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+937C

Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“needle; needle-like object; pin; brooch; hand; tack; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of ).

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
はり
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
 
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Extension of and cognate with (hari, needle used in embroidery).[1][2]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(はり) (hari

  1. a needle used in acupuncture
  2. (by extension) acupuncture
Derived terms edit

Proverb edit

  1. ()(うま)(はり) (shi ni uma ni hari), ()(うま)(はり)をさす (shi ni uma ni hari o sasu)

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
しん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

/ɕim//ɕimʉ//ɕiɴ/

From Middle Chinese (MC tsyim).

Affix edit

(しん) (shin

  1. needle used in acupuncture
Derived terms edit

References edit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(chim, gam) (hangeul , , revised chim, gam, McCune–Reischauer ch'im, kam, Yale chim, kam)

  1. ( 침): needle (used in acupuncture).

Synonyms edit

Compounds edit

Okinawan edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings edit

Etymology edit

Kanji in this term
はーい
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Extension of and cognate with (hāi, needle used in embroidery).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(はーい) (hāi

  1. needle used in acupuncture

References edit

Further reading edit