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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Cursive form of .

Han character[edit]

(radical 4 丿+3, 4 strokes, cangjie input 戈弓人 (INO), four-corner 30307)

  1. ’s (marks preceding phrase as modifier of following phrase)
  2. it, him, her, them
  3. go to

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zi1, Yale ji1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana すすむ, romaji Susumu)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ji)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ji, McCune-Reischauer: chi)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: gal, McCune-Reischauer: kal)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhī (zhi1), Wade-Giles chih1)

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Particle[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhī)

  1. Indicates that the previous word has possession of the next one. In English it functions like 's or like the word "of" but with the position of possessor and possessee switched. (de) is more common but 之 is used in many set expressions.
    • 1John 1.1
      论到从起初原有的生命道,就是我们所听见所看见,亲眼看过,亲手摸过的。
      Lùndào cóng qǐchū yuányǒu de shēngmìng zhī dào, jiù shì wǒmen suǒ tīngjiàn suǒ kànjiàn de, qīnyǎn kànguo, qīnshǒu mōguo de.
      That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
  2. it (classical), same as (tā).

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Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tsi (tsi1))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chi, giây, , vuong)

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