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U+5DF1, 己
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5DF1

[U+5DF0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5DF2]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
己-bw.png
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, (oneself).

Derived terms[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
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
己-oracle.svg 己-bronze.svg 己-silk.svg 己-bigseal.svg 己-seal.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 road 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

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. I (male)

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


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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