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U+6C17, 気
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6C17

[U+6C16]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6C18]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified
Stroke order
気-jbw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 84, +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人弓大 (ONK), four-corner 80417, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 599, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17046
  • Dae Jaweon: page 990, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 3, page 2010, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6C17

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. breath
  2. gas
  3. atmosphere
  4. spirit
  5. feeling, mood
  6. condition, sign, state
  7. 24-week-period in a year
  8. disease

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC kʰɨiH).

The kan'on reading, so likely a later borrowing. Compare modern Mandarin (qi), Min Bei (ki̿), Min Nan (khì).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji ki)

  1. spirit, mood
     (あそ) () (まん) (まん)
    asobu ki manman
    brimming with desire to go and play
  2. inclination, will, mood, urge
     () ()いたら連絡 (れんらく)してね。
    Ki ga muitara renraku shite ne.
    Feel free to contact me if you feel like it (lit. if your mood faces towards it).
    なんとなくやる () ()ない。
    Nan-to-naku yaru ki ga denai.
    I just somehow don't feel like doing it. (lit. My urge to do it just isn't coming out.)
  3. feeling, sense
    なんか (へん) ()がするんだよね。
    Nanka hen na ki ga suru n da yo ne.
    Something feels kind of off, doesn't it?
  4. air, gas
  5. air, nature, disposition, sense
    大人気 (おとなげ)ない (ひと)
    otonage nai hito
    childish person (lit. person without an adult air)
  6. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
Idioms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (MC kʰɨiH).

The goon reading, so likely the initial borrowing. Compare Min Dong ().

In Old Japanese, this kanji is used to transcribe the 借音 (shakuon) kana of ⟨ke2.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji ke)

  1. a sign
  2. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Prefix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji ke-)

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Suffix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji -ke)

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN