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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 37 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 手竹大 (QHK), four-corner 57432, composition)

  1. deed, contract, bond
  2. engrave

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 251, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5917
  • Dae Jaweon: page 513, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 536, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5951

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (29) (29) (29)
Final () (39) (58) (87)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () IV III IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰeiH/ /kʰɨt̚/ /kʰet̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰeiH/ /kʰɨt̚/ /kʰet̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɛiH/ /kʰiət̚/ /kʰɛt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰɛjH/ /kʰɨt̚/ /kʰɛt̚/
Li
Rong
/kʰeiH/ /kʰiət̚/ /kʰet̚/
Wang
Li
/kʰieiH/ /kʰĭət̚/ /kʰiet̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰieiH/ /kʰi̯ət̚/ /kʰiet̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qi qie
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
qiè qiè
Middle
Chinese
‹ khejH › ‹ khet › ‹ khet ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kʰ]ˤet-s/ /*kʰˤet/ /*kʰˤet/
English script notches 契闊 hard-working (Ode 31.4) cut

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 # 1/4 2/4 3/4 4/4
No. 6493 6511 6514 6519
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 2 2 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰeːds/ /*kʰeːd/ /*kʰeːd/ /*kʰɯd/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. pledge (allegiance)
  2. commit oneself
  3. promise (loyalty)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 契約 ‎(けいやく, keiyaku, contract, agreement)

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひさし, romaji Hisashi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gye, geul) (hangeul , , revised gye, geul, McCune-Reischauer kye, kŭl)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khế, khé, khè, khía, khít, khẻ, khẽ, khịt)

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