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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口金 (RC), four-corner 60800, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 172, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3239
  • Dae Jaweon: page 383, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 570, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53EA

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意): (“mouth”) + airflow, an interjection.

Etymology 1[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (23)
Final: (11)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhī
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiᴇ/ /t͡ɕiɛ/ /t͡ɕjɛ/ /ciə̆/ /t͡ɕie/ /t͡ɕǐe/ /t͡ɕie̯/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (23)
Final: (11)
Tone: Rising (X)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhǐ
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiᴇX/ /t͡ɕiɛX/ /t͡ɕjɛX/ /ciə̆X/ /t͡ɕieX/ /t͡ɕǐeX/ /t͡ɕie̯X/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17304 0 /*klje/
17307 0 /*kljeʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. only, just, simply
    /   ―  zhǐ qù guò yī cì.  ―  I've been there only once.
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. only, simply

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ji) (hangeul , revised ji, McCune-Reischauer chi, Yale ci)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉ, chích)

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