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U+6C17, 気
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C17

[U+6C16]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C18]

Translingual edit

Stroke order (Japan)
 
Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 84, +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人弓大 (ONK), four-corner 80417, composition )

Derived characters edit

Related characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 599, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17046
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 3, page 2010, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6C17

Japanese edit

Glyph origin edit

Simplified from () in the 1946 Tōyō kanji list.

Kanji edit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. breath
  2. gas
  3. atmosphere
  4. spirit
  5. feeling, mood
  6. condition, sign, state
  7. 24-week-period in a year
  8. disease

Readings edit

Compounds edit

Etymology 1 edit

 
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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
kan’on
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC khj+jH).

The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing. Compare modern Mandarin (qi), Northern Min (ki̿), Min Nan (khì).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

() (ki

  1. spirit, mood
    (あそ)()(まん)(まん)
    asobu ki manman
    brimming with desire to go and play
  2. inclination, will, mood, urge
    ()()たら(れん)(らく)してね。
    Ki ga muitara renraku shite ne.
    Feel free to contact me if you feel like it (lit. if your mood faces towards it).
    なんとなくやる()()ない
    Nan-to-naku yaru ki ga denai.
    I just somehow don't feel like doing it. (lit. My urge to do it just isn't coming out.)
  3. feeling, sense
    なんか(へん)()がするんだよね。
    Nanka hen na ki ga suru n da yo ne.
    Something feels kind of off, doesn't it?
  4. air, gas
  5. air, nature, disposition, sense
    大人(おとな)()ない(ひと)
    otonage nai hito
    childish person (lit. person without an adult air)
    意味(いみあ)()
    imi arige ni iu
    to say in a way implying meaningfulness
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Idioms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
goon
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)

From Middle Chinese (MC khj+jH).

The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing. Compare Eastern Min ().

In Old Japanese, this kanji is used to transcribe the 借音 (shakuon) kana of ⟨ke2.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

() (ke

  1. a sign
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Prefix edit

() (ke-

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Suffix edit

() (-ke

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN