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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (bird) +  (hand)

To hold one bird is 隻; to hold two birds is .

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +2, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人土水 (OGE), X人土水 (XOGE), four-corner 20407, composition)

  1. single, one of a pair, lone

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1364, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41941
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1867, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4090, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+96BB

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping zek3, Yale jek3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana せき, romaji -seki)

  1. boats or ships
    一隻 (いっせき)
    isseki
    one ship
  2. one of two, one of a pair
  3. birds, fish, or arrows

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheok) (hangeul , revised cheok, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏk, Yale chek)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin zhī (zhi1), Wade-Giles chih1)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chek (chek4), chiah (chiah4), TLPA tsik (tsik4), tsiah (tsiah4))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chích, chiếc, chếch, chệch, xếch, xệch, chỉ)