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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人弓木 (OND), four-corner 27247, composition)

  1. small thing, child
  2. young animal

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 92, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 367
  • Dae Jaweon: page 195, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 115, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4ED4

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (仔), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 子之切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɨ/ /t͡si/ /t͡siə/ /t͡sɨ/ /t͡sɨ/ /t͡sĭə/ /t͡sie/
Character (仔), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 精 (13)
Final: 之
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 即里切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sɨX/ /t͡siX/ /t͡siəX/ /t͡sɨX/ /t͡sɨX/ /t͡sĭəX/ /t͡sieX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17855 0 /*ʔslɯ/
17858 0 /*ʔslɯʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. a small thing
  2. a young animal or child
  3. (Cantonese) a son
    真係 [Cantonese, trad.]
    真系 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Nei5 go3 zai2 zan1 hai6 hou2 gwaai1. [Jyutping]
    Your son is very obedient.
  4. (Cantonese, Min Nan) a suffix for small objects
    摃槌 [Min Nan]  ―  kòng-thûi-á [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  hammer
  5. (Cantonese, Min Nan) a suffix for single-syllable nouns
    [Cantonese]  ―  zoek3 zai2 [Jyutping]  ―  a birdie

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Mandarin)

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Adjective[edit]

  1. careful, attentive

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ja) (hangeul , revised ja, McCune-Reischauer cha)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tử, tể)

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