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U+96C5, 雅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96C5

[U+96C4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96C6]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 172, +4 in Chinese, 隹+5 in Japanese, 12 strokes in Chinese, 13 strokes in Japanese, cangjie input 一竹人土 (MHOG), four-corner 70214, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1365, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41973
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1869, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4094, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96C5

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ljaː, *laː
*ljaː
*ŋraː
*ŋraː
*ŋraː, *ŋraːs
*ŋraː, *hŋraː
*ŋraː, *ŋraːs
*ŋraːʔ
*ŋraːʔ
*ŋraːʔ
*ŋraːs
*ŋraːs
*ŋraːs
*ŋraːs
*hŋraː
*hŋraː
*hŋraː
*hŋraː
*qraː
*laː

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“crow; raven”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • ngée - vernacular;
  • ngá - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋaX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaɨX/
Li
Rong
/ŋaX/
Wang
Li
/ŋaX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋaX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngæX › ‹ ngæX ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-ɢˁraʔ/ /*[N-ɢ]ˁraʔ/
English proper, refined kind of musical instrument

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 14182
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋraːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. elegant, graceful, refined
  2. (Teochew) pretty
SynonymsEdit
Dialectal synonyms of 漂亮 (“good-looking; beautiful”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 漂亮
Mandarin Beijing 好看漂亮
Taiwan 好看漂亮
Tianjin 漂亮好看
Jinan 好看漂亮
Xi'an 好看排場心疼
Wuhan 好看漂亮
Yangzhou 好看標緻
Hefei 好看漂亮排場
Cantonese Guangzhou 好睇
Hong Kong 好睇
Yangjiang 好看好樣整齊
Gan Nanchang 客氣好看
Hakka Meixian 好看
Jin Taiyuan 好看惜人客戲
Min Bei Jian'ou 好覷雅式生得好
Min Dong Fuzhou 生得好卓佳
Min Nan Xiamen 好看緣投
Chaozhou 好睇
Wu Shanghai 漂亮好看
Suzhou 好看標緻漂亮
Wenzhou 好眙生好骨切
Xiang Changsha 好看漂亮
Shuangfeng 好看漂亮
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William, “beautiful” (p. 19) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gracious
  2. elegant
  3. graceful
  4. refined

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese (ngæX, elegant).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(-na inflection, hiragana , rōmaji ga)

  1. elegant

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji ga)

  1. elegance

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. elegant, neat, tidy

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhã)

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