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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 115 +10, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹木戈山日 (HDIUA), four-corner 23961, composition)

  1. examine, investigate
  2. delay

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 858, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25218
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1283, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2622, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7A3D

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (29)
Final () (39) (39)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () IV IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kei/ /kʰeiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kei/ /kʰeiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɛi/ /kʰɛiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɛj/ /kʰɛjX/
Li
Rong
/kei/ /kʰeiX/
Wang
Li
/kiei/ /kʰieiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiei/ /kʰieiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/4 2/4 3/4 4/4
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kej › ‹ kej › ‹ kej › ‹ khejX ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤij/ /*kˤij/ /*kˤij/ /*[kʰ]ˤijʔ/
English accord with cultivate (field) calculate bow the head to the ground

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. 17317 17318
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kiː/ /*kʰiːʔ/

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(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, ghê, ghe, khẻ, khẽ, khể)

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