TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢦔

Han characterEdit

(radical 62 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十戈人土 (JIOG), four-corner 43250, composition𢦏)

  1. cut off, stop, obstruct, intersect

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zit6, Yale jit6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to cut, to sever

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Chinese (*dzhet). Compare modern Cantonese (zit6).

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana せつ, romaji setsu)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Probably originally a misreading based on this character's visual and semantic similarity to , commonly read as sai.

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana さい, romaji sai)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived termsEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jeol) (hangeul , revised jeol, McCune-Reischauer chŏl, Yale cel)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jié (jie2), Wade-Giles chieh2)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tiệt, sịt, tét, tĩu)

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 20:46