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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

支 支
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 65 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 十水 (JE), four-corner 40407)

  1. disperse, pay
  2. support
  3. branch

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (graphically similar, appears as variant, as in , )

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 467, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13061
  • Dae Jaweon: page 814, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1327, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+652F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zi1, Yale ji1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chi, Guangdong tje1 [Meixian], ki1, chi1 [Hailu], ki1, tsii1 [Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim zi1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. little pieces separated; a branch
  2. hands and legs

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ji) (hangeul , revised ji, McCune-Reischauer chi, Yale ci)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhī (zhi1), Wade-Giles chih1)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(jiɛ)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tsi (tsi1), ki (ki1), Guangdong zi1, gi1)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chi, chề, , chia, giê, xài)