See also:

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

See alsoEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping zek3, Yale jek3)


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)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin zhī (zhi1), Wade-Giles chih1)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ chek (chek4), chiah (chiah4), TLPA tsik (tsik4), tsiah (tsiah4))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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

Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:21