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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *zeːd): semantic  + phonetic 𢦔

Han characterEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jié
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzet ›
Old
Chinese
/*[dz]ˤet/
English cut, trim

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 6471
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
𢧵
Old
Chinese
/*zeːd/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. cut off, stop, obstruct, intersect

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)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tiệt, sịt, tét, tĩu)

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