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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
稽-bronze.svg 稽-bigseal.svg 稽-seal.svg

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


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kei/ /kiei/ /kei/ /kei/ /kɛj/ /kiei/ /kɛi/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰeiX/ /kʰieiX/ /kʰeiX/ /kʰeiX/ /kʰɛjX/ /kʰieiX/ /kʰɛiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kej › /*kˤij/ accord with
‹ kej › /*kˤij/ cultivate (field)
‹ kej › /*kˤij/ calculate
‹ khejX › /*[kʰ]ˤijʔ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17317 2 /*kiː/
17318 2 /*kʰiːʔ/

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HanjaEdit

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

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Han characterEdit

(, ghê, ghe, khẻ, khẽ, khể)

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