See also: Kāngxī

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From the Hanyu Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin 康熙 (Kāngxī).

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Kangxi

  1. A Chinese emperor (1654-1722) from the Qing Dynasty period.
    • [2022 November 2, Shelley Shan, “NPP calls on museum to account for damaged items”, in Taipei Times[1], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on November 02, 2022, Taiwan News, page 2‎[2]:
      Wu on Friday said the museum has completed its investigations into the damage to the stem bowl as well as a yellow porcelain bowl made during the Kangsi era of the Qing Dynasty, which were found to have been broken when museum staff opened their boxes.]
  2. The Kangxi Dictionary, a dictionary and cross reference of Chinese characters, first published in 1716 at the behest of the Kangxi emperor, and used to the present day.
    • 1992, O. Harrassowitz, Central Asiatic Journal[3], volume 36, page 189:
      According to Kangxi, this word has two kinds of pronunciation.
    • 2003, Lexicography: Reference works across time, space and languages, →ISBN:
      [He wrote] Textual Criticism of Kangxi Zidian, 1827[,] in which he identified more than 2500 erroneous citations in Kangxi.

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