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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han characterEdit

(radical 167 +13, 21 strokes, cangjie input 金十戈土 (CJIG), four-corner 83150, composition𢧜)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1323, character 37
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40945
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1823, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4261, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9435

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢧜

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *hljak ‎(iron). Cognate with Tibetan ལྕགས ‎(lcags).

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (6)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰet̚/ /tʰiet̚/ /tʰet̚/ /tʰet̚/ /tʰɛt̚/ /tʰiet̚/ /tʰɛt̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
tiě ‹ thet › /*l̥ ˤik/ iron

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
1447 2 /*l̥ʰiːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. iron (Fe)
  2. railway
  3. arms; weapon
  4. strong; solid; firm
  5. ironclad; hard
  6. intimate
  7. ruthless
  8. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. iron

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Not used in modern Japanese. Superseded by the shinjitai form .


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(cheol)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: ch'ŏl, Yale: chel)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: soe, McCune-Reischauer: soe)
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CompoundsEdit

  • 繼鐵 (계철)
  • 電鐵 (전철)
  • 地下鐵 (지하철)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thiết, sắt)

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