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U+68CB, 棋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-68CB

[U+68CA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+68CC]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木廿一金 (DTMC), four-corner 44981, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 532, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14922
  • Dae Jaweon: page 920, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1224, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+68CB

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Small seal script
棋-oracle.svg 棋-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯs
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *ɡɯ
*kɯ, *kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯ
*kʰɯs
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ, *ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯ
*ɡɯs
*ɡɯs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡɯ): semantic (wooden) + phonetic (OC *kɯ, *ɡɯ).

Pronunciation[edit]



Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ gi ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ](r)ə/
English chess, board game

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. 9946
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡɯ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Chinese chess
  2. chess
  3. (by extension) any chess-like game or game requiring strategy
    /   ―  wéi  ―  go

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. token

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cời, cờ, cơi, , , kỳ)

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References[edit]