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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bird) +  (hand)

To hold one bird is 隻; to hold two birds is .

Han characterEdit

(radical 172 +2, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人土水 (OGE), X人土水 (XOGE), four-corner 20407, composition)

  1. single, one of a pair, lone

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41941
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1867, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4090, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+96BB

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ChineseEdit

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trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 之石切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiᴇk̚/ /t͡ɕi̯ɛk̚/ /t͡ɕiɛk̚/ /t͡ɕiɛk̚/ /ciajk̚/ /t͡ɕĭɛk̚/ /t͡ɕiæk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhī ‹ tsyek › /*tek/ single
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17243 0 /*tjaːɡ/

ClassifierEdit

  1. measure word for one of a pair
  2. measure word for certain animals, boats or containers

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana せき, romaji -seki)

  1. boats or ships
    一隻 (いっせき)
    isseki
    one ship
  2. one of two, one of a pair
  3. birds, fish, or arrows

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cheok) (hangeul , revised cheok, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏk, Yale chek)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chích, chiếc, chếch, chệch, xếch, xệch, chỉ)

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