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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡreʔ): semantic  ‎(hand) + phonetic  ‎(OC *kje) – skill with one’s hands.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手十水 (QJE), four-corner 54047, composition)

  1. skill, ability, talent
  2. ingenuity

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 420, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11855
  • Dae Jaweon: page 767, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1834, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6280

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕi⁵¹/
Harbin /t͡ɕi⁴⁴/
Tianjin /t͡ɕi⁵³/
Jinan /t͡ɕi²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕi²¹³/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕi³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕi⁴⁴/
Xining /t͡ɕji²¹³/
Yinchuan /t͡ɕi⁴⁴/
/t͡ɕi¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕi¹³/
Ürümqi /t͡ɕi²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕi³⁵/
Chengdu /t͡ɕi¹³/
Guiyang /t͡ɕi²¹³/
Kunming /t͡ɕi²¹²/
Nanjing /t͡ɕi⁴⁴/
Hefei /t͡sz̩⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕi⁴⁵/
Pingyao /t͡ɕi³⁵/
Hohhot /t͡ɕi⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /d͡ʑi¹³/
Suzhou /d͡ʑi³¹/
Hangzhou /d͡ʑi¹³/
Wenzhou /d͡zz̩³⁵/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕʰi²²/
Tunxi /t͡ɕi⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕʰi⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /t͡ɕi⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /t͡ɕʰi²¹/
Hakka Meixian /kʰi⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /ki²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kei²²/
Nanning /ki²²/
Hong Kong /kei²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ki²²/
/ki⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɛi²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ki⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ki³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ki³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (30)
Final: (13)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: Chongniu III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: jì
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɡɣiᴇX/ /ɡɯiɛX/ /ɡiɛX/ /gjiə̆X/ /ɡjeX/ /ɡǐeX/ /gie̯X/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ gjeX › /*[ɡ]reʔ/ skill

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17229 0 /*ɡreʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

Kanji in this term
わざ
Grade: 5
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
on'yomi

‎(hiragana わざ, romaji waza, alternative reading , romaji gi)

  1. technique, art, skill

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, kỹ)

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