Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 22:31
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

己
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形): a loom with thread.

The character originally meant "to unravel" and was later borrowed to represent one of the ten heavenly stems. The derivative was created for the original word.

Han characterEdit

(radical 49 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸山 (SU), four-corner 17717)

  1. self, oneself
  2. personal, private
  3. the sixth of the ten heavenly stems

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 326, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8742
  • Dae Jaweon: page 630, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 983, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5DF1

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 居里切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨX/ /kiX/ /kiəX/ /kɨX/ /kɨX/ /kĭəX/ /kieX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kiX › /*kəʔ {*k(r)əʔ}/ 6th heavenly stem
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5765 0 /*kɯʔ/

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giə̌)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kỷ, kỉ, anh)

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