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Translingual

Han character

(radical 194 +0, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹山戈 (HUI), 竹戈 (HI), four-corner 26213)

  1. ghost
  2. spirit of dead
  3. devil

References

  • KangXi: page 1460, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45758
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1993, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4427, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9B3C

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale gwai2)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana おに, romaji oni)

  1. an evil spirit; demon
  2. someone of remarkable or diabolical energy or ability; demon
    彼女は仕事の鬼だ。
    She is a demon for work.
  3. "it" in a game of tag. The player(s) to catch the other players at children's traditional game, like hide and seek, kick the can.

Kanji

(common kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 귀, revised gwi, McCune-Reischauer kwi, Yale kwi)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin guǐ (gui3), kuài (kuai4), kuǐ (kui3), Wade-Giles kuei3, k'uai4, k'uei3)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(quỷ, khuỷu, quẽ, quỉ, sưu)

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En-Fr

En-El

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