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U+51E0, 几
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-51E0

[U+51DF]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+51E1]
See also: , , , and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
几-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 16 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 竹弓 (HN), four-corner 77210)

  1. Kangxi radical #16, (table).

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 133, character 57
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1737
  • Dae Jaweon: page 299, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 275, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+51E0

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
几-silk.svg 几-bigseal.svg 几-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kril
*kril
*kril, *krilʔ
*kril
*krilʔ
*krilʔ

Pictogram (象形) – stool (viewed from the side).

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms 𠀃

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (15)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kiɪX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kjɪX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kiX/
Li
Rong
/kiX/
Wang
Li
/kiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kijX ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.kr[ə]jʔ/
English stool

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 5760
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*krilʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. stool; chair
  2. long narrow table; bench
  3. small table
      ―  chá  ―  tea table
Descendants[edit]
Sino-Xenic ():

Others:

  • Vietnamese: ghế(chair)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“how many; some; fine”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 4[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Etymology 5[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𠘧.
(This character, , is a variant form of 𠘧.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. table, table enclosure
  2. table or wind radical

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gwe) (hangeul , revised gwe, McCune-Reischauer kwe)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kỉ)

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