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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 手心日 (QPA), four-corner 51061, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 429, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12034
  • Dae Jaweon: page 778, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1873, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6307

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kjiʔ): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *kjiʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (17)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕˠiɪX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕᵚiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiɪX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cjiX/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕjiX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhǐ
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhǐ
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyijX ›
Old
Chinese
/*mə.kijʔ/
English finger; point

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. 17325
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kjiʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. finger
      ―  shǒuzhǐ  ―  finger
  2. to point; to aim
  3. to indicate; to show; to demonstrate
  4. to refer to; to mean
    舒服  ―  Zhǐ rén bù shūfú.  ―  Refers to being uncomfortable.
  5. to rely on; to depend on
  6. Classifier for fingerwidths.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(counter , hiragana ゆび, romaji yubi)

  1. a finger
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 2, page 38:
      指 唐韵云、指. 音旨、由比、俗云於與比

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana および, romaji oyobi)

  1. a finger
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 2, page 38:
      指 唐韵云、指. 音旨、由比、俗云於與比

References[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ji) (hangeul , revised ji, McCune-Reischauer chi, Yale ci)

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Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Native: いーび (ībi)

Compounds[edit]

  • 指ぬ先 (いーびぬさち, ībinusachi): fingertip
  • 大指 (うふいーび, ufuībi): thumb, big toe
  • 中指 (なかいーび, nakaībi): middle finger
  • 薬指 (くすいいーび, kusuiībi): ring finger
  • 差し指 (さしいーび, sashiībi): index finger
  • 差ち指 (さちいーび, sachiībi): index finger
  • 人差し指 (っちゅさしいーび, tchusachiībi): index finger
  • 均し指, 平し指 (ならしいーび, narashiībi): ring finger
  • 指小, 指子, 指んぐゎー (いーびんぐゎー, ībingwā): little finger, pinkie

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana いーび, romaji ībi)

  1. finger

Southern Amami-Oshima[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Readings[edit]

  • Native: っいぃーび ('yībi)

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana っいぃーび, romaji 'yībi)

  1. finger

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chỉ, xỉ, chỏ)

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