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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 木十水 (DJE), four-corner 44947, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 516, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14557
  • Dae Jaweon: page 904, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1165, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+679D

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (23)
Final: (11)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: zhī
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕiᴇ/ /t͡ɕiɛ/ /t͡ɕjɛ/ /ciə̆/ /t͡ɕie/ /t͡ɕǐe/ /t͡ɕie̯/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
zhī ‹ tsye › /*ke/ branch (of tree)

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
17201 0 /*kje/

Noun[edit]

  1. branch; twig
    低垂水面  ―  Liǔ zhī dīchuí zài shuǐmiàn shàng.  ―  The branches of the willows drooped over the water.
    結果修剪 [MSC, trad.]
    结果修剪 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā bǎ bù jiéguǒ de zhī dōu xiūjiǎn diào. [Pinyin]
    He pruned every branch that did not bear fruit.

Classifier[edit]

  1. classifier for long and round objects (stick, pen, rod, flower with stem, etc)
    鉛筆 / 铅笔  ―  zhī qiānbǐ  ―  a pencil
    /   ―  zhī qiāng  ―  a gun

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. branch, limbs

Readings[edit]

References[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana えだ, romaji eda)

  1. branch, limbs
  2. (graph theory) edge

Coordinate terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chi, che)

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