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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 人土土 (OGG), four-corner 24214, composition)

  1. good, auspicious
  2. beautiful
  3. delightful
  4. of quality

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 100, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 557
  • Dae Jaweon: page 212, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 143, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+4F73

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古膎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛ/ /kai/ /kɛ/ /kɯæ/ /kaɨj/ /kai/ /kæi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jia ‹  › /*[k]ˤre/ good

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
4531 0 /*kreː/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. beautiful, good
  2. excellent

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ga, gae) (hangeul , , revised ga, gae, McCune-Reischauer ka, kae)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giai, trai, dai, lai)

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References[edit]