机 (radical 75, 木+2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 木竹弓 (DHN), four-corner 47910, composition ⿰木几)
Note that in Japanese, traditional Chinese, and Korean, both 机 and 機 are used with separate meanings (机: desk and 機: machine; airplane; chance) while in simplified Chinese, 机 is the simplified form of 機.
Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kril, *krilʔ): semantic 木 (“tree; wood”) + phonetic 几 (OC *krilʔ).
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;
(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)
(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)
机(つくえ) • (tsukue)
In pre-WWII literature, the historical kana spelling was mistaken to be つくゑ.
机 • (gwe) (hangeul 궤, revised gwe, McCune–Reischauer kwe, Yale kwey)
机: Hán Nôm readings: cơ