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See also:
U+5947, 奇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5947

[U+5946]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5948]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
8 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 37, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 大一弓口 (KMNR), four-corner 40621, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 250, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5892
  • Dae Jaweon: page 510, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 533, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5947

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms
⿱七可

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kral, *ɡral
*kral
*kral, *kralʔ
*kral
*kral, *kralʔ, *kʰrals
*kral, *kralʔ, *kʰral
*kral
*kralʔ, *kʰral
*krals
*krals, *ɡralʔ
*kʰral, *qral
*kʰral, *ɡɯl
*kʰral, *kʰralʔ
*kʰral, *kʰralʔ, *ɡral, *ɡɯl
*kʰralʔ
*kʰralʔ
*ɡral, *ɡrals
*ɡral
*ɡral
*ɡral, *ɡralʔ, *ŋɡralʔ
*ɡrals, *qralʔ, *qrals
*ŋɡralʔ
*qral
*qral, *qralʔ
*qral, *qralʔ
*qral, *qralʔ
*qral, *qrals
*qral
*qral
*qralʔ, *qrals

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kral, *ɡral): semantic  (big; great) + phonetic  (OC *kʰaːlʔ).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: literary.
Note: literary.

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕʰi³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕʰi²⁴/
Tianjin /t͡ɕʰi⁴⁵/
Jinan /t͡ɕʰi⁴²/
Qingdao /t͡ɕʰi⁴²/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕʰi⁴²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕʰi²⁴/
Xining /t͡ɕʰji²⁴/
Yinchuan /t͡ɕʰi⁵³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕʰi⁵³/
Ürümqi /t͡ɕʰi²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕʰi²¹³/
Chengdu /t͡ɕʰi³¹/
Guiyang /t͡ɕʰi²¹/
Kunming /t͡ɕʰi³¹/
Nanjing /t͡ɕʰi²⁴/
Hefei /t͡sʰz̩⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕʰi¹¹/
Pingyao /t͡ɕʰi¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕʰi³¹/
Wu Shanghai /d͡ʑi²³/
Suzhou /d͡ʑi¹³/
Hangzhou /d͡ʑi²¹³/
Wenzhou /d͡zz̩³¹/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕʰi⁴⁴/
Tunxi /t͡ɕi⁴⁴/ 稀~
/t͡ɕʰi⁴⁴/ ~怪
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕi¹³/
Xiangtan /d͡ʑi¹²/
Gan Nanchang /t͡ɕʰi²⁴/
Hakka Meixian /kʰi¹¹/
Taoyuan /kʰi¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kʰei²¹/
Nanning /kʰi²¹/
Hong Kong /kʰei²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ki³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /ki⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ki²¹/
/kyɛ⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kʰi⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /xi³¹/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (30)
Final () (13)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡˠiᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡᵚiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡiɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/gjiə̆/
Li
Rong
/ɡje/
Wang
Li
/ɡǐe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ gje ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-k(r)aj/
English strange

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 # 2/2
No. 9997
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡral/

Definitions[edit]

  1. strange; odd; weird; unusual
      ―  guài  ―  strange
      ―    ―  peculiar
  2. wonderful; fantastic; remarkable
    /   ―  (M); (T)  ―  miracle
      ―  miào  ―  fantastic
Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Note:
  • kiă - vernacular;
  • kiĕ/ngiă - literary.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • ki - literary;
    • kha/khia - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (13)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () Chongniu III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kˠiᴇ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kᵚiɛ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kiɛ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kjiə̆/
    Li
    Rong
    /kje/
    Wang
    Li
    /kǐe/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kie̯/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kje ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[k](r)aj/
    English odd (number)

    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 # 1/2
    No. 9973
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kral/
    Notes

    Definitions[edit]

    1. unsmooth; disadvantageous
    2. surplus
    3. (mathematics) odd
      /   ―  shù  ―  odd number
    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. strange

    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    See also[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune–Reischauer ki) or (ui) (hangeul , revised Yi, McCune–Reischauer Yi) : 기특할 기, 의지할 의

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (kỳ, cả, , )

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