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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
期-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 74 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 廿金月 (TCB), four-corner 47820, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 506, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14378
  • Dae Jaweon: page 887, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2083, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+671F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
期-bronze.svg 期-silk.svg 期-bigseal.svg 期-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kɯ, *ɡɯ): phonetic  ‎(OC *kɯ, *ɡɯ) + semantic  ‎(moon) – changing moon marks the passage of time, hence a period of time.

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (30)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/gɨ/
Li
Rong
/ɡiə/
Wang
Li
/ɡĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gi/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ gi ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ](r)ə/
English period of time

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 # 2/2
No. 9949
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡɯ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to arrange a time; to engage; to arrange to meet
  2. to meet; to gather
  3. to hope; to wish; to expect
  4. predetermined time; scheduled time
  5. date; specific day
  6. period of time; stage
  7. Classifier for periods of time or stages of a project.
  8. time limit
  9. good fortune; chance

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (28)
Final () (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɨ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɨ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kie/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɨ/
Li
Rong
/kiə/
Wang
Li
/kĭə/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 9935
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kɯ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. one-year anniversary
  2. (historical) one-year mourning (garment) for the death of a senior family member

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. period
  2. time
  3. date
  4. term

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
on'yomi

From Sinitic.

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -ki)

  1. period (of time)
    反抗 (はんこう) ()
    hankōki
    rebellious phase
  2. (television show) season
    進撃 (しんげき)巨人 (きょじん)」の () ()
    "Shingeki no Kyojin" no niki
    the second season of Attack on Titan
See also[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gi) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ki, Yale ki)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, kề, kỳ)

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