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U+53EA, 只
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-53EA

[U+53E9]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+53EB]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 30, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口金 (RC), four-corner 60800, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 172, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3239
  • Dae Jaweon: page 383, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 570, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53EA

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Pictogram (象形): airflow coming out of a mouth () – a modal particle.

Etymology 1Edit

trad. /*/*
simp.
alternative forms

Schuessler (2007) suggests that it is possibly Sino-Tibetan, relating it to Kamarupan ke, kʰe (one), which are perhaps related to Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-kjaŋ (single), whence Tibetan རྐྱང (rkyang, single), Burmese [script needed] (khyàŋ, single).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (23)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciə̆/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕie/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhī
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 17304
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*klje/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. only; just; simply; merely
    /   ―  zhǐ qù guò yī cì.  ―  I've only been there once.
    一點兒胡椒粉 [MSC, trad.]
    一点儿胡椒粉 [MSC, simp.]
    Tāng lǐ zhǐ fàng le yīdiǎnr hújiāofěn. [Pinyin]
    There was just a hint of pepper in the soup.
  2. originally; at first

SynonymsEdit

  • (only):

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms Min
  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Related to (zhè), ()?”

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (23)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciə̆X/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕieX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhǐ

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (literary or Min) this
SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

simp. and trad.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (23)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciə̆X/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕieX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhǐ
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 17307
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kljeʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. A modal particle.

Etymology 4Edit

simp. and trad.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. to do

Etymology 5Edit

simp. and trad.
  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Related to (zhe)?”

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Progressive particle, akin to (zhe). [Yuan–Ming]

Etymology 6Edit

simp. and trad.

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (23)
Final () (11)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjɛX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciə̆X/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕieX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕǐeX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕie̯X/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhǐ
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 17307
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kljeʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 7Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“one bird; single; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 8Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“unit of measurement during the Zhou dynasty, equal to eight cun/tsun; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. only, simply

ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: (shi)
  • Kan-on: (shi)
  • Kun: ただ (tada, )

DefinitionsEdit

Kanji in this term
ただ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
ただ
[adjective] , : ordinary, usual, common, mere
[adjective] : free of charge, free
[conjunction] but, however, although
[adverb] merely, commonly, simply, only
Alternative spellings
, , , ,
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (ji))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: chỉ, chích

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