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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (cloth) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 50 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中月卜戈日 (LBYIA), four-corner 43250, composition)

  1. flag, pennant
  2. sign
  3. fasten

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 336, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9080
  • Dae Jaweon: page 643, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 755, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5E5F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping ci3, Yale chi3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana のぼり, romaji nobori)

  1. flag, banner

Compounds[edit]

  • 旗幟 (きし, kishi)
  • 鯉幟 (こいのぼり, koinobori)
  • 五月幟 (ごがつのぼり, gogatsunobori and さつきのぼり, satsukinobori)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chi) (hangeul , revised chi, McCune-Reischauer ch'i)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin zhì (zhi4), Wade-Giles chih4)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chhì (chhi3), chì (chi3))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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