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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 144 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹人土土弓 (HOGGN), four-corner 21104)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1109, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34051
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1573, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 831, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+8857

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (街), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古膎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛ/ /kai/ /kɛ/ /kɯæ/ /kaɨj/ /kai/ /kæi/
Character (街), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 皆
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古諧切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛi/ /kăi/ /kɛi/ /kɯæi/ /kəɨj/ /kɐi/ /kɐi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiē ‹  › /*[k]ˤre/ road-crossing

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4527 0 /*kreː/ 本音佳
4532 0 /*kreː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. street
  2. (dialectal) county fair; market

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana まち, romaji machi)

  1. town

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ga) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ka, Yale ka)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhai, nhây)

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