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U+7B2C, 第
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7B2C

[U+7B2B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7B2D]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
11 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 118, +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 竹弓中竹 (HNLH), four-corner 88227, composition𢎨)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 881, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25943
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1308, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 5, page 2959, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+7B2C

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *diːls): semantic  (bamboo) + phonetic  (OC *diːlʔ, *diːls).

here refers to the bamboo strips used for writing (e.g. accounting, classification) in ancient times. See also .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (7)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/deiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/deiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɛiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dɛjH/
Li
Rong
/deiH/
Wang
Li
/dieiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱieiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ dejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[l]ˁəjʔ-s/
English sequence

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. 2298
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*diːls/
Notes

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Definitions[edit]

  1. sequence; number
  2. grade; degree
  3. (historical) rank in the imperial examinations
  4. Ordinal number marker, used before a number to make the number ordinal.
      ―  'èr  ―  second
      ―  shí  ―  tenth
    安全  ―  ānquán   ―  safety first
  5. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of 第二 (dai6 ji6, “second”).

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) different; another; other
Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic ():
  • Japanese: (だい) (dai)
  • Korean: (, je)
  • Vietnamese: đệ ()

Others:

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (ryakuji) [U+3427]

Prefix[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 3
on’yomi

(だい) (dai-

  1. ordinal marker, often with affix
    (だい)2号(にごう)
    dai-ni gō
    The 2nd
    (だい)13話(じゅうさんわ)
    dai-jūsan wa
    Chapter 13

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đệ)

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