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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (moon) – changing moon marks the passage of time, hence a period of time.

Han character[edit]

(radical 74 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿金月 (TCB), four-corner 47820)

  1. period of time
  2. date
  3. time limit

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 506, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14378
  • Dae Jaweon: page 887, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2083, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+671F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kei4, Yale kei4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki, Yale ki)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin standard: (qi1), nonstandard: (ji1), (qi2), Wade-Giles chi1, ch'i1, ch'i2)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*khje, gje, gjo)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kỳ, , kề)