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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): a basket sitting on a stand.

Later borrowed for an Old Chinese pronoun. The derivative refers to the original word.

Han character[edit]

(radical 12 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿一一金 (TMMC), four-corner 44801)

  1. his, her, its, their
  2. that

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 127, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1472
  • Dae Jaweon: page 286, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 245, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5176

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 渠之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨ/ /gi/ /ɡiə/ /ɡɨ/ /gɨ/ /ɡĭə/ /ɡie/
Character (其), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 居之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɨ/ /ki/ /kiə/ /kɨ/ /kɨ/ /kĭə/ /kie/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ gi › /*ɡə/ modal particle
‹ gi › /*ɡə/ (3p possessive)

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
9937 0 /*kɯ/
9947 0 /*ɡɯ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji shi)

  1. (archaic) that
  2. you
  3. oneself

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khởi, , kỳ, )

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