Last modified on 15 November 2014, at 17:57

See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Stroke order
(alternative)
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EtymologyEdit

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

Alternative formsEdit

  • trad. , simpl. (when used as a left Chinese radical)
  • 糸 itself is a Chinese character and Japanese Kyujitai Kanji. However, it is also the Japanese Shinjitai Kanji (simplified) form of Kyujitai Kanji 絲 (Traditional Chinese 絲, Simplified Chinese 丝).

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女戈火 (VIF), four-corner 22903, composition)

  1. KangXi radical 120

Usage notesEdit

When used as a left Chinese radical, Japanese shinjitai uses a compressed form of 糸 (with on the bottom), while traditional Chinese uses (with approximately on the bottom), and simplified Chinese uses (with on the bottom).

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 915, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27221
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1341, character 36
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3361, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7CF8

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation 1Edit


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 錫
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫狄切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mek̚/ /miek̚/ /mek̚/ /mek̚/ /mɛjk̚/ /miek̚/ /mɛk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9024 0 /*meːɡ/

NounEdit

  1. thin silk
  2. A length unit, equal to the width of five parallel threads of silk.

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

  1. Alternative form of . silk

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

As Kyujitai

As Shinjitai (Simplified from )

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana いと, romaji ito)

  1. thread

Coordinate termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(myeok)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: myeok, McCune-Reischauer: myŏk, Yale: myek)
  • Name (hangeul): 가는 실 (revised: ganeun sil)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mịch)

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ReferencesEdit