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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 女火竹女心 (VFHVP), four-corner 22940, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 918, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27293
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1347, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3375, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+7D19

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. It has been connected to Vietnamese giấy (< Proto-Vietic *k-cajʔ).

Graphically: Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (silk) + phonetic .

Pronunciation[edit]


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

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

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 諸氏切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiᴇX/ /t͡ɕie̯X/ /t͡ɕieX/ /t͡ɕiɛX/ /ciə̆X/ /t͡ɕǐeX/ /t͡ɕjɛX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhǐ ‹ tsyeX › /*k.teʔ/ paper

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
11516 0 /*kjeʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. paper
  2. measure word for document, letter
  3. (紙錢) paper made to resemble money and burnt as an offering to the dead; money of the nether world

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (紙):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. paper

Alternative forms[edit]

(俗字, zokuji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 4455
  • Halpern: 1302
  • Halpern Learners: 879
  • Heisig: 1829
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 6a4.4
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かみ, romaji kami)

  1. paper

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉ, giấy)

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