ChineseEdit

material
 
main part of something; to manage; to work
main part of something; to manage; to work; to do; capable; tree trunk; to kill (slang)
trad. (材幹)
simp. (材干)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (15) (28)
Final () (41) (61)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡zʌi/ /kɑnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡zəi/ /kɑnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zɒi/ /kɑnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡zəj/ /kanH/
Li
Rong
/d͡zᴀi/ /kɑnH/
Wang
Li
/d͡zɒi/ /kɑnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱɑ̆i/ /kɑnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cái gàn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
coi4 gon3

NounEdit

材幹

  1. (Classical Chinese) wood; log; timber
  2. (Classical Chinese) ability; talent; competence

SynonymsEdit

  • (wood):
  • (ability):