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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢦔

Han character[edit]

(radical 62 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十戈人土 (JIOG), four-corner 43250, composition𢦏)

  1. cut off, stop, obstruct, intersect

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zit6, Yale jit6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to cut, to sever

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese (*dzhet). Compare modern Cantonese (zit6).

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

(hiragana せつ, romaji setsu)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably originally a misreading based on this character's visual and semantic similarity to , commonly read as sai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

(hiragana さい, romaji sai)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived terms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeol) (hangeul , revised jeol, McCune-Reischauer chŏl, Yale cel)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jié (jie2), Wade-Giles chieh2)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiệt, sịt, tét, tĩu)

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