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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (moon) – changing moon marks the passage of time, hence a period of time.

Han characterEdit

(radical 74 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿金月 (TCB), four-corner 47820)

  1. period of time
  2. date
  3. time limit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 506, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14378
  • Dae Jaweon: page 887, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2083, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+671F

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kei4, Yale kei4)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. period
  2. time
  3. date
  4. term

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin standard: (qi1), nonstandard: (ji1), (qi2), Wade-Giles chi1, ch'i1, ch'i2)

CompoundsEdit

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*khje, gje, gjo)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kỳ, , kề)

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