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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
他-bw.png
Stroke order
他-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

From ‘person’ + ‘also’.

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 92, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 370
  • Dae Jaweon: page 195, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 115, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+4ED6

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 託何切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɑ/ /tʰɑ/ /tʰɑ/ /tʰɑ/ /tʰa/ /tʰɑ/ /tʰɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ tha › /*l̥ ˤaj (E dialect: *l̥ ˤ- > MC th-)/ another

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
14765 1 /*l̥ʰaːl/ 俗與佗通用

Pronoun[edit]

  1. he; him; she; her (originally gender-neutral)
    • John 1.3
      万物是借着造的。凡被造的,没有一样不是借着他造的。
      Wànwù shì jièzhe zào de. Fán beì zào de, méiyǒu yīyàng búshì jièzhe tā zào de.
    • [MSC, trad. and simp.]
      qù le. [Pinyin]
      He went away.
    • 認識 [MSC, trad.]
      认识 [MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ rènshi . [Pinyin]
      I know him.
  2. other; another
    /   ―  bié wú qiú  ―  have no other request (formal)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Occasionally, 他 may be used for both genders. [1][2]

See also[edit]

  • (Classical Chinese, gender and number neutral - he, she, it, they)
  • (Min Nan, Wu, gender neutral - he, she, it)
  • (Cantonese, gender neutral - he, she, it) ,
  • she, her
  • he (deity)
  • it (animal)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.zdic.net/z/15/js/4ED6.htm]]
  2. ^ http://dict.revised.moe.edu.tw/cgi-bin/newDict/dict.sh?cond=%A5L&pieceLen=50&fld=1&cat=&ukey=192905723&serial=1&recNo=11&op=f&imgFont=1]]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ほか, romaji hoka)

‎(hiragana , romaji ta)

  1. another, other, some other
    この (ほか)にも () (さき)がありますか。
    Kono hoka ni mo yukisaki ga arimasu ka.
    Do you have any other destinations?
    この事業 (じぎょう) () ()するために開始 (かいし)されました。
    Kono jigyō wa ta o risuru tame ni kaishi saremashita.
    This project was started in order to benefit others.

Idioms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ta) (hangeul , revised ta, McCune-Reischauer t'a)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tha, thà, thè, thơ)

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