Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:46

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢦔

Han characterEdit

(radical 62 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十戈人土 (JIOG), four-corner 43250, composition𢦏)

  1. cut off, stop, obstruct, intersect

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zit6, Yale jit6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to cut, to sever

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Chinese (*dzhet). Compare modern Cantonese (zit6).

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana せつ, romaji setsu)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Probably originally a misreading based on this character's visual and semantic similarity to , commonly read as sai.

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana さい, romaji sai)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived termsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeol) (hangeul , revised jeol, McCune-Reischauer chŏl, Yale cel)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jié (jie2), Wade-Giles chieh2)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tiệt, sịt, tét, tĩu)

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