Last modified on 22 October 2014, at 22:00
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木十水 (DJE), four-corner 44947, composition)

  1. branches, limbs
  2. branch off

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 516, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14557
  • Dae Jaweon: page 904, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1165, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+679D

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 章移切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiᴇ/ /t͡ɕie̯/ /t͡ɕie/ /t͡ɕiɛ/ /ciə̆/ /t͡ɕǐe/ /t͡ɕjɛ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhī ‹ tsye › /*ke/ branch (of tree)

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
17201 0 /*kje/

NounEdit

  1. branch; twig
    • 低垂水面 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad. and simp.]
      Liǔ zhī dīchuí zài shuǐmiàn shàng. [Pinyin]
      The branches of the willows drooped over the water.

ClassifierEdit

  1. classifier for long and round objects (stick, pen, rod, flower with stem, etc)

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. branch, limbs

ReadingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana えだ, romaji eda)

  1. branch, limbs
  2. (graph theory) edge

Coordinate termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ji) (hangeul , revised ji, McCune-Reischauer chi, Yale ci)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chi, che)

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