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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
止-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a footprint. Compare (hand). Note that in oracle script, composed of 3 toes and a sole.

Compare to , , which have similar shape in oracle script, but pointing down (toe pointing right), and 𡕒 (as in right side of , roughly , toe pointing left), hence different evolution.

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 77 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 卜中一 (YLM), four-corner 21100)

  1. stop, halt, desist
  2. detain
  3. foot (Archaic, from Oracle script, according to the Japanese dictionary Kanjigen, 漢字源 Fujido, replaced by )

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 573, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16253
  • Dae Jaweon: page 961, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1435, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6B62

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ji2)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chí, Guangdong tje3 [Meixian], chi3 [Hailu, Kwangtung], tsii3 [Siyan]; tsi3, Hagfa Pinyim zi3)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ji)
Eumhun:

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

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zhǐ (zhi3), Wade-Giles chih3)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*jiə̌)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tsí (tsi2))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉ)