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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, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一竹人土 (MHOG), four-corner 70214, composition)

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

PronunciationEdit


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

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
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngæX › ‹ ngæX ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-ɢˤraʔ/ /*[N-ɢ]ˤraʔ/
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

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 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

  1. elegant, neat, tidy

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhã)

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