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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 194 +4, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹戈卜十 (HIYJ), four-corner 24210, composition)

  1. chief
  2. leader
  3. best
  4. monstrous

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1461, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45785
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1994, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4429, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+9B41

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuʌi/ /kʰuɑ̆i/ /kʰuᴀi/ /kʰuoi/ /kʰwəj/ /kʰuɒi/ /kʰuɒi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kuí ‹ khwoj › /*[kʰ]ˤuj/ great; principal; chief
kuí ‹ khwoj › /*[kʰ]ˤuj/ spoon
kuí ‹ khwoj › /*[kʰ]ˤuj/ mound

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4663 2 /*kʰuːl/

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KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(goe) (hangeul , revised goe, McCune-Reischauer koe, Yale koy)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khôi)

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