知己

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Chinese[edit]

to know; to be aware 6th heavenly stem; self
simp. and trad.
(知己)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (9) (28)
Final () (11) (19)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʈiᴇ/ /kɨX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʈiɛ/ /kɨX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ȶjɛ/ /kieX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʈiə̆/ /kɨX/
Li
Rong
/ȶie/ /kiəX/
Wang
Li
/ȶǐe/ /kĭəX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ȶie̯/ /kiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zh-
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhī
Middle
Chinese
‹ trje › ‹ kiX ›
Old
Chinese
/*tre/ /*k(r)əʔ/
English know self

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 1/1
No. 11495 5765
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ʔl'e/ /*kɯʔ/
Notes

Noun[edit]

知己

  1. intimate friend; close friend

Synonyms[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

知己

  1. (literary) to know oneself; to be intimate with oneself

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (知己):
  • Japanese: 知己(ちき) (chiki)
  • Korean: 지기 (知己, jigi)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 6
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

()() (chiki

  1. close friend