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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 62 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十戈人土 (JIOG), four-corner 43250, composition𢦏)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jié ‹ dzet › /*[dz]ˤet/ cut, trim

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6471 2 𢧵 /*zeːd/ 說文作從戈雀聲,疑會意

Definitions[edit]

  1. cut off, stop, obstruct, intersect

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. to cut, to sever

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese ‎(*dzhet). Compare modern Cantonese ‎(zit6).

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

‎(hiragana せつ, romaji setsu)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Probably originally a misreading based on this character's visual and semantic similarity to , commonly read as sai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

‎(hiragana さい, romaji sai)

  1. section
  2. cut
  3. sever
Derived terms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jeol) (hangeul , revised jeol, McCune-Reischauer chŏl, Yale cel)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tiệt, sịt, tét, tĩu)

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