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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 木竹 (DH), four-corner 40200)

  1. talent, ability
  2. just, only, merely

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 416, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11769
  • Dae Jaweon: page 763, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1824, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+624D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (15)
Final () (41)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/d͡zʌi/
Pan
Wuyun
/d͡zəi/
Shao
Rongfen
/d͡zɒi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/d͡zəj/
Li
Rong
/d͡zᴀi/
Wang
Li
/d͡zɒi/
Bernard
Karlgren
/d͡zʱɑ̆i/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
cái
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
cái
Middle
Chinese
‹ dzoj ›
Old
Chinese
/*[dz]ˤə/
English talent, ability

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. 1061
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zlɯː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Used to emphasize that something is/is not.

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana さい, romaji sai)

  1. ability, talent, aptitude
  2. simplified form of

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(jae)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: jae, McCune-Reischauer: chae, Yale: cay)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tài)

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