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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 18 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹月中弓 (HBLN), four-corner 22200, composition)

  1. cut, chop, restrict, overpower
  2. produce, make, manufacture
  3. (n) system, (adj) standard
  4. establish
  5. (archaic) edict of ancient Chinese rulers
    • Trans. James Legge. The Book of Rites, Quli II, §96:
      國君死社稷,大夫死眾,士死
      A ruler should die for his altars; a great officer, with the host (he commands); an inferior officer, for his charge.
  6. (archaic) a mourning rite on behalf of parents' deaths in ancient China

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 139, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1961
  • Dae Jaweon: page 315, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 335, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5236

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping zai3, Yale jai3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana せい, romaji -sei)

  1. system

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(je) (hangeul , revised je, McCune-Reischauer che, Yale cey)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin zhì (zhi4), Wade-Giles chih4)

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Usage notes[edit]

制 can be used as either a simplified or traditional character. Both 製 and 制 are simplified into 制.


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chế, chới, chơi, choi, xế, xiết)

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