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U+5DF1, 己
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5DF1

[U+5DF0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5DF2]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
3 strokes
Stroke order
己-order.gif

Han character[edit]

(radical 49 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 尸山 (SU), four-corner 17717)

  1. Kangxi radical #49, .

Derived glyphs[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 326, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8742
  • Dae Jaweon: page 630, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 983, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5DF1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu bamboo and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
己-oracle.svg 己-bronze.svg 己-silk.svg 己-seal.svg 己-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*klɯːʔ
*ɡrɯʔ
*kɯʔ
*kɯʔ
*kɯʔ
*kɯs
*kʰɯʔ
*kʰɯʔ
*kʰɯʔ
*kʰɯʔ, *ɡɯs
*kʰɯʔ
*ɡɯs
*ɡɯs
*ɡɯs
*ɡɯs

Pictogram (象形) – silk rope for binding objects. Original form of (OC *kɯʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: kī - vernacular, kí - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨX/
Li
Rong
/kiəX/
Wang
Li
/kĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kiX › ‹ kiX ›
Old
Chinese
/*k(r)əʔ/ /*k(r)əʔ/
English 6th heavenly stem self

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. 5765
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. self; oneself
  2. personal; private
  3. the sixth of the ten heavenly stems

Coordinate terms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. I (male)

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
on’yomi
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From Middle Chinese (kiX)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji Ki)

  1. the sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
つちのと
Grade: 6
kun’yomi

(Tsuchi, Earth, one of the Five Elements) +‎ (no, attributive marker) +‎ (oto, younger brother)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana つちのと, rōmaji Tsuchinoto)

  1. the sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(kỷ, kỉ, anh)

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