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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 113 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 戈火竹女心 (IFHVP), four-corner 32240, composition)

  1. only, merely, but
  2. indigenous god, earth-spirit
  3. peace

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 840, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24639
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1258, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2389, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7947

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1Edit

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
/ɡiᴇ/ /gie̯/ /ɡie/ /ɡiɛ/ /giə̆/ /ɡǐe/ /ɡjɛ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ gjie › /*[k.d]e (dialect: *k.d- > *ɡ.d- > *ɡ-, no palatalization)/ earth spirit

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
11526 0 /*ɡe/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. earth spirit
  2. big
  3. to be relieved; to feel at ease
  4. this

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative form of .

PronunciationEdit


AdverbEdit

  1. only

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gi, ji) (hangeul , , revised gi, ji, McCune-Reischauer ki, chi, Yale ki, ci)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, chỉ)

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