See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

己
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形): a loom with thread.

The character originally meant "to unravel" and was later borrowed to represent one of the ten heavenly stems. The derivative was created for the original word.

Han characterEdit

(radical 49 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸山 (SU), four-corner 17717)

  1. self, oneself
  2. personal, private
  3. the sixth of the ten heavenly stems

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 326, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8742
  • Dae Jaweon: page 630, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 983, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5DF1

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gei2, Yale gei2)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ , Guangdong ki3, Hagfa Pinyim gi3)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ji3), Wade-Giles chi3)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giə̌)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA kí (ki2), kī (ki7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kỷ, kỉ, anh)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:37