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U+68AF, 梯
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-68AF

[U+68AE]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+68B0]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75, +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 木金弓竹 (DCNH), four-corner 48927, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 531, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14881
  • Dae Jaweon: page 919, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1220, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+68AF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*tʰiːl
*tʰiːl, *diːls
*tʰiːlʔ, *tʰiːls
*tʰiːlʔ
*tʰiːls, *diːls
*tʰiːls
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːl
*diːlʔ, *diːls
*diːlʔ, *diːls
*diːlʔ, *diːls
*diːls

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *tʰiːl): semantic  (wood, tree) + phonetic  (OC *diːlʔ, *diːls) – a wooden ladder.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • thui - vernacular;
  • the - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (6)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰei/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰei/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛj/
Li
Rong
/tʰei/
Wang
Li
/tʰiei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰiei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ thej ›
Old
Chinese
/*l̥ˤ[ə]j/
English stairs

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. 2279
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*tʰiːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. ladder; steps; stairs (Classifier: c;  c)
  2. ladder-shaped object
  3. to climb
  4. to lean against

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 梯子 (“ladder”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 梯子
Mandarin Beijing 梯子
Taiwan 梯子
Harbin 梯子
Jinan 梯子
Muping 梯子
Luoyang 梯子
Jiedian 梯子
Xi'an 梯子
Xining 梯子
Xuzhou 梯子
Yinchuan 梯子
Lanzhou 梯架
Ürümqi 梯架
Wuhan 梯子樓梯
Chengdu 梯子
Guiyang 樓梯
Liuzhou 梯子
Yangzhou 梯子
Nanjing 梯子
Hefei 梯子
Nantong 扶梯
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shunde
Foshan 梯橫
Zhongshan 梯橫
Dongguan
Hong Kong (Weitou)
Taishan 憑企
Doumen
Kaiping 憑企
Yangjiang
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 樓梯
Lichuan 樓批
Pingxiang 樓梯
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 梯仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 梯仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 梯仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping) 梯仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Hong Kong 陡梯
Senai
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan 梯子
Xinzhou 梯子
Min Bei Jian'ou 樓階
Min Dong Fuzhou 樓梯
Min Nan Xiamen 樓梯
Chaozhou
Johor Bahru
Haikou
Pinghua Nanning 樓梯
Wu Shanghai 胡梯
Suzhou
Wuxi 梯子竹梯
Hangzhou 梯子
Wenzhou 樓梯
Chongming
Danyang 梯子
Jinhua 梯兒
Ningbo 路梯
Xiang Changsha 樓梯梯子
Shuangfeng 樓梯

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(je) (hangeul , revised je, McCune–Reischauer che, Yale cey)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thê)

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