See also: ' and (distinct characters in traditional Chinese and Japanese; merged into 只 in simplified Chinese)'

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (“mouth”) + airflow, an interjection.

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: volume 1, page 570, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53EA

ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

trad. /
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (23)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiᴇ/ /t͡ɕie̯/ /t͡ɕie/ /t͡ɕiɛ/ /ciə̆/ /t͡ɕǐe/ /t͡ɕjɛ/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (23)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiᴇX/ /t͡ɕie̯X/ /t͡ɕieX/ /t͡ɕiɛX/ /ciə̆X/ /t͡ɕǐeX/ /t͡ɕjɛX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17304 0 /*klje/
17307 0 /*kljeʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. only, just, simply
    /   ―  zhǐ qù guò yī cì.  ―  I've been there only once.
  2. a measure word.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. only, simply

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chỉ, chích)

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