Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 01:28

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 人中中 (OLL), four-corner 80220, composition丿)

  1. to lie between
  2. seashell
  3. to wear armour
  4. (literary) alternative form of

Derived charactersEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 91, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 359
  • Dae Jaweon: page 194, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 103, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+4ECB

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 皆
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古拜切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛiH/ /kăiH/ /kɛiH/ /kɯæiH/ /kəɨjH/ /kɐiH/ /kɐiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiè ‹ keajH › /*kˤr[e]p-s/ armour; scale of animals

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
6525 2 /*kreːds/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Cantonese - Hong Kong) chicken. Simplification of .

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. shell, shellfish
  2. to be between, mediate
  3. concern oneself with

ReadingsEdit

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gae) (hangeul , revised gae, McCune-Reischauer kae, Yale kay)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giới, lương)

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