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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tall) + phonetic  (especially)

Han character[edit]

(radical 43 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜火戈大山 (YFIKU), four-corner 03914, composition)

  1. just, simply
  2. come, go to
  3. approach, near

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 299, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7599
  • Dae Jaweon: page 594, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 555, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5C31

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 從 (15)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 疾僦切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zɨuH/ /d͡zʱi̯ə̯uH/ /d͡ziuH/ /d͡ziuH/ /d͡zuwH/ /d͡zĭəuH/ /d͡ziəuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiù ‹ dzjuwH › /*dzuk-s {*[dz]u[k]-s}/ go to
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6994 1 /*zuɡs/ 秦簡漢帛右皆從又,下加點劃,此表京已築就。決非尤聲

Adverb[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) at once; then; right away; only

Verb[edit]

  1. to approach; to move towards
  2. to undertake

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chwi) (hangeul , revised chwi, McCune-Reischauer ch'wi)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tựu)

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