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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 102 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 田人中中 (WOLL), four-corner 46128, composition)

  1. boundary, limit
  2. domain, realm, zone, area
  3. society
  4. the world

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 760, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21775
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1170, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2534, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+754C

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 皆
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古拜切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛiH/ /kăiH/ /kɛiH/ /kɯæiH/ /kəɨjH/ /kɐiH/ /kɐiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiè ‹ keajH › /*kˤr[e][t]-s/ boundary

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6524 2 /*kreːds/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. the world of
  2. the limits of

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giới)

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