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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

Stroke order
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(radical 30 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土口 (GR), four-corner 40601, composition)

  1. lucky, propitious, good

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 175, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3289
  • Dae Jaweon: page 389, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 576, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5409

Chinese[edit]

lucky; Jilin Province (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 居質切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kiɪt̚/ /ki̯ĕt̚/ /kiĕt̚/ /kit̚/ /kit̚/ /kĭĕt̚/ /kjet̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kjit › /*C.qi[t] (*C.q- > *k-, escaping palatalization)/ auspicious

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
5692 1 /*klid/ 甲文象供品在口表神佑吉利

Compounds[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
きち
Grade: S
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
きつ
Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きち, romaji kichi, hiragana きつ, romaji kitsu)

  1. good luck

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gil) (hangeul , revised gil, McCune-Reischauer kil, Yale kil)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cát, kiết)

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Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville