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U+96DE, 雞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96DE

[U+96DD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96DF]

TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Simplified
Japanese
Korean

Han characterEdit

(radical 172, +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 月大人土 (BKOG), four-corner 20414, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1369, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42124
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1875, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4105, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96DE

ChineseEdit

trad. /
simp.
 
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Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *keː): phonetic (OC *ɡeː) + semantic (short-tailed bird).

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic (Schuessler, 2007). Compare Proto-Vietic *r-kaa (> Vietnamese ), Proto-Tai *kajᴮ (chicken).

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • Xiamen, Quanzhou:
    • koe - vernacular;
    • ke - literary.
  • (Teochew)
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (39)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () IV
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kei/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kei/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kɛi/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kɛj/
    Li
    Rong
    /kei/
    Wang
    Li
    /kiei/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kiei/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kej ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kˁe/
    English fowl, chicken

    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 # 1/1
    No. 13357
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*keː/

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. chicken; fowl; poultry
      /   ―  ròu  ―  chicken meat
      /   ―  dàn  ―  chicken egg
    2. 10th of the Chinese zodiac animals (rooster)
    3. domestic fowl
    4. (slang) female prostitute
      Coordinate term: ()
    5. (slang) penis
    6. (Cantonese) whistle
    7. (Xiamen, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou Hokkien) trigger (of a gun)

    SynonymsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Indonesian: ayam (prostitute) (semantic loan)

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

    1. chicken (domesticated fowl)
    2. bird

    ReadingsEdit

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 1Edit

    For the niwatori reading:

    Kanji in this term
    にわとり
    Hyōgaiji
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    にわとりS
    [noun] a domesticated chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)
    Alternative spellings
    , ニワトリ
    かけS
    [noun] a chicken (domesticated fowl)
    とりS
    [noun] Alternative spelling of (tori): a chicken (domesticated fowl); chicken meat
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    Etymology 2Edit

    For the tori reading:

    Kanji in this term
    とり
    Hyōgaiji
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    にわとりS
    [noun] a domesticated chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)
    Alternative spellings
    , ニワトリ
    かけS
    [noun] a chicken (domesticated fowl)
    とりS
    [noun] Alternative spelling of (tori): a chicken (domesticated fowl); chicken meat
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    Etymology 3Edit

    For the kake reading:

    Kanji in this term
    かけ
    Hyōgaiji
    kun’yomi
    For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
    にわとりS
    [noun] a domesticated chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)
    Alternative spellings
    , ニワトリ
    かけS
    [noun] a chicken (domesticated fowl)
    とりS
    [noun] Alternative spelling of (tori): a chicken (domesticated fowl); chicken meat
    (This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above terms.)

    ReferencesEdit

    • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eumhun (dak gye))

    1. Hanja form? of (chicken).

    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

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