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U+81A3, 膣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-81A3

[U+81A2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+81A4]
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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 月十金土 (BJCG), four-corner 73214, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 993, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29849
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1445, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2109, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+81A3

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (flesh) + phonetic .

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.
Particularly: “Related to ST *m-t(w)əy-n ⪤ *m-ti-s (WATER / FLUID / LIQUID / RIVER / SOAK / SPIT) or *s/m-ti (CLITORIS / VAGINA)?”

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • chi - vernacular;
  • tit - literary.
Note:
  • zi1 - vernacular;
  • diag4/diêg4 - literary (diêg4 - Chaozhou).

Definitions[edit]

  1. (literary) vagina

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
ちつ
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (vagina). Compare modern Cantonese reading zat6.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ちつ, rōmaji chitsu)

  1. (anatomy) vagina

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jil) (hangeul , revised jil, McCune-Reischauer chil, Yale cil)

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