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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 大中土 (KLG), four-corner 40214)

  1. be at, in, on
  2. consist in, rest

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 224, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4881
  • Dae Jaweon: page 455, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 418, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5728

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zoi6, Yale joi6)

Synonyms[edit]


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ tshài (tshai3), tshoi (tshoi1), Guangdong ts'oi1, ts'ai5, ts'ai1, hoi1, t'oi1 [Meixian], ts'oi1, ts'ai6 [Hailu], ts'oi1, ts'ai5 [Siyan, Kwangtung], ts'oi1, ts'ai3 [Bao'an], ts'ai3 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim cai4, coi1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ざい, romaji zai)

  1. as an abbreviation of 在郷 (ざいごう, zaigō), countryside or outskirts

Prefix[edit]

(hiragana ざい, romaji zai-)

  1. residing in

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jae) (hangeul , revised jae, McCune-Reischauer chae)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zài
Zhuyin ㄗㄞˋ
IPA (key) /t͡saɪ̯⁵¹/
Audio
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Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zài (zai4), Wade-Giles tsai4)

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zài)

  1. be ...-ing

Preposition[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zài)

  1. in, at
我住在中国 - I live in China.

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zài)

  1. exist, be

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*dzhə̌i)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA tsāi (tsai7))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tại)

Preposition[edit]

  1. in