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See also:
U+81A3, 膣
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-81A3

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

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 (first edition): 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 etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or 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
  2. (Hakka, Min Nan, vulgar) vulva; female genitalia; cunt

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: ちち (chichi)
  • Kan-on: ちつ (chitsu)

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]

(ちつ) (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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

  1. (anatomy) vagina