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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木廿一金 (DTMC), four-corner 44981, composition)

  1. Go - an ancient game of Chinese origin, played with "stones" (round pieces) on a wooden board; the character alludes to these wooden and stone components. The left side of the character depicts a tree; the right side depicts a stone temple.
  2. chess
  3. any similar strategic board game, especially abstract strategy game.

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 532, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14922
  • Dae Jaweon: page 920, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1224, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+68CB

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (30)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨ/ /gi/ /ɡiə/ /ɡɨ/ /gɨ/ /ɡĭə/ /ɡie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ gi › /*[ɡ](r)ə/ chess, board game

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
9946 0 /*ɡɯ/ 木根,又棊注通作棋

NounEdit

  1. Chinese chess.
  2. Chess.
  3. (by extension) Any chess-like game or game requiring strategy.
    /   ―  wéi  ―  go

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. token

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cời, cờ, cơi, , , kỳ)

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