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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
Stroke order

Alternative formsEdit

In complex characters, often written with last two strokes different, as in ; compare and .

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事):  +  ‎(foot) – a foot 止 facing a box, wall 口, indicating “reached the end, completion”. Top component 口 simplified to a line 一 in bronze script.

Han characterEdit

(radical 77 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 一卜中一 (MYLM), four-corner 10101, composition)

Usage notesEdit

  • (tally marks, 5): The successive strokes of () are used in China, Japan, and Korea to designate tallies in votes, scores, points, sushi orders, and the like, much as is used in Europe, Africa, Australia, and North America. Tallies beyond five are written with a for each group of five, followed by the remainder. For example, a tally of twelve is written as 正正丅.

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 574, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16255
  • Dae Jaweon: page 962, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1436, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6B63

See alsoEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (23) (23)
Final () (121) (121)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇŋ/ /t͡ɕiᴇŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛŋ/ /t͡ɕiɛŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiæŋ/ /t͡ɕiæŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciajŋ/ /ciajŋH/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiɛŋ/ /t͡ɕiɛŋH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭɛŋ/ /t͡ɕĭɛŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ɛŋ/ /t͡ɕi̯ɛŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhēng zhèng
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhēng zhèng
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyeng › ‹ tsyengH ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.teŋ/ /*teŋ-s/
English 1st (month) correct (adj., v.)

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 17171 17178
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tjeŋ/ /*tjeŋs/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. straight, upright
  2. right, proper, correct
  3. exact, standardized, just so
  4. primary, chief, main
  5. first
  6. pure, unmixed
  7. pretty
  8. honest
  9. placed or situated in the middle
  10. just now, right now
  11. straighten
  12. put right, rectify
  13. (shapes) regular
  14. (mathematics) positive
  15. (tally marks) 5
  16. (numismatics) obverse
  17. 1040
  18. (Cantonese) awesome

AntonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NumberEdit

(せい, sei)

  1. A number of 1040 in modern Japanese since 17th century.
  2. 5. Similar to four vertical lines followed by a slanted horizontal line crossing through them, this character is used to count to 5 stroke by stroke. Thus this kanji written up to the third stroke represents 3. After the fifth and final stroke, when this character is completed, one starts writing this character again to count to higher numbers.

Proper nounEdit

‎(hiragana ただし, romaji Tadashi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(jeong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: chŏng, Yale: ceng)
  • Name (hangeul): 바를 (revised: bareul, McCune-Reischauer: parŭl, Yale: palul)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chính, chánh, chếnh, giêng)

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