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See also:
U+673A, 机
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-673A

[U+6739]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+673B]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
0 strokes
Japanese 机∣
Simplified
Traditional 机∣

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 木竹弓 (DHN), four-corner 47910, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Note that in Japanese, both and are used with separate meanings (: desk and : machine; airplane; chance) while in simplified Chinese, 机 is the simplified form of .


Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kril
*kril
*kril, *krilʔ
*kril
*krilʔ
*krilʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kril, *krilʔ): semantic  (tree; wood) + phonetic  (OC *krilʔ).

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“weaving machine; spinning machine; machine; apparatus; device; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: gei2 - variant.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (15) (15)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kiɪ/ /kiɪX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ki/ /kiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kjɪ/ /kjɪX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ki/ /kiX/
Li
Rong
/ki/ /kiX/
Wang
Li
/ki/ /kiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ki/ /kiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kijX ›
Old
Chinese
/*krəjʔ/
English small table, stool

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 # 1/2 2/2
No. 5758 5761
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kril/ /*krilʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (, “small table; stool”).
  2. alder
  3. A surname​.

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. chopping board

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. desk, table

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
つくえ
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana つくえ, rōmaji tsukue)

  1. desk; table
     (つくえ) (うえ) (ほん) (さん) (さつ)ある。
    Tsukue no ue ni hon ga sansatsu aru.
    There are three books on the desk.

Usage notes[edit]

The historical kana spelling つくゑ can be found in older books, but it is a mistake and is no longer included in contemporary dictionaries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwe) (hangeul , revised gwe, McCune–Reischauer kwe, Yale kwey)

  1. desk

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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