U+5572, 啲
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5572

[U+5571]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5573]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 30, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口竹日戈 (RHAI), composition )

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 196, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 1, page 642, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5572

Chinese

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Etymology 1

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simp. and trad.
alternative forms
D nonstandard
d nonstandard
o的 nonstandard

D nonstandard
d nonstandard
o的 nonstandard


Mainland China
 
 
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  • (Cantonese)

Possibly an alternative form of (“a very small quantity”). Compare Zhuang di. Printed form appeared in literature 花箋記 (usage of the character in the literature is different from Cantonese vernacular use).

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  1. (Cantonese) a few; a little bit; some
    生果小姐 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    生果小姐 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    hou2 leng3 saang1 gwo2. maai5 di1 laa1, siu2 ze2. [Jyutping]
    Very nice fruits. Buy a few, miss.
    西瓜 [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    di1 sai1 gwaa1 hou2 tim4. [Jyutping]
    The watermelon is sweet.
    [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    sai2 maai4 di1 saam1 laa1! [Jyutping]
    Finish washing the clothes!
    上海嘢食 [Cantonese]  ―  soeng6 hoi2 di1 je5 sik6 [Jyutping]  ―  Shanghainese food
  2. (Cantonese, used after adjectives and certain verbs) a bit; a bit more
    聽日起身 [Cantonese, trad.]
    听日起身 [Cantonese, simp.]
    ting1 jat6 jiu3 zou2 di1 hei2 san1. [Jyutping]
    You need to get up earlier tomorrow.
    [Cantonese]  ―  sik6 faai3 di1 laa1! [Jyutping]  ―  Eat faster!
    [Cantonese, trad.]
    [Cantonese, simp.]
    zoeng1 toi4 jiu3 bun1 jap6 di1. [Jyutping]
    The table needs to be moved in a bit.
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Etymology 2

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation

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(Southern Min)

  1. Alternative form of (-ing)

Etymology 3

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation

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  1. Only used in 啲咑.

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