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draw water from well draw water from well
simp. and trad.
(汲汲)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (142)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠiɪp̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚip̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/kiep̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kjip̚/
Li
Rong
/kjəp̚/
Wang
Li
/kĭĕp̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki̯əp̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ji
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5660
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*krɯb/

AdjectiveEdit

汲汲

  1. (ideophonic, literary) eager (for); intent (on); hurried
  2. (ideophonic, literary) anxious; uneasy; worried
  3. (ideophonic, literary) deferential; cautious
  4. (ideophonic, literary) Alternative form of 岌岌 (jíjí, “perilous; unstable”).
  5. (ideophonic, literary) devious; treacherous

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

汲汲

  1. (literary) to strive one's hardest to seek

Derived termsEdit