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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (delicious, simplified from ) – according to the Shuowen.

Ideogrammic compound (會意) interpretations: 匕, a man tasting[1], or a spoon ()In the tab "详细解释".

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 心日 (PA), X心日 (XPA), four-corner 21601, composition)

  1. purpose, aim
  2. excellent

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 489, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13738
  • Dae Jaweon: page 850, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1485, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+65E8

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 章 (23)
Final: 脂
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 職雉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiɪX/ /t͡ɕiX/ /t͡ɕiX/ /t͡ɕiX/ /ciX/ /t͡ɕiX/ /t͡ɕjɪX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhǐ ‹ tsyijX › /*kijʔ/ fine-tasting
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17326 2 /*kjiʔ/ 甲文象匕在口表甘美,非匕聲

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉ)

  1. royal order, decree