See also:
U+81A3, 膣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-81A3

[U+81A2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+81A4]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 130, +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 月十金土 (BJCG), four-corner 73214, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 993, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29849
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1445, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 2109, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+81A3

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (flesh) + phonetic .

EtymologyEdit

  This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Related to ST *m-t(w)əy-n ⪤ *m-ti-s (WATER / FLUID / LIQUID / RIVER / SOAK / SPIT) or *s/m-ti (CLITORIS / VAGINA)?”

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • chi - vernacular;
  • tit - literary.
Note:
  • zi1 - vernacular;
  • diag4/diêg4 - literary (diêg4 - Chaozhou).

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (literary) vagina
  2. (Hakka, Min Nan, vulgar) vulva; female genitalia; cunt

SynonymsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: ちち (chichi)
  • Kan-on: ちつ (chitsu)

EtymologyEdit

 
Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
ちつ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (vagina). Compare modern Cantonese reading zat6.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

(ちつ) (chitsu

  1. (anatomy) vagina

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jil) (hangeul , revised jil, McCune–Reischauer chil, Yale cil)

NounEdit

  1. (anatomy) vagina