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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kjeds): phonetic  ‎(OC *kjeds) + semantic  ‎(clothes) – originally to produce cloth.

Han character[edit]

(radical 145 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹弓卜竹女 (HNYHV), four-corner 22732, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1119, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34380
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1586, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3095, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+88FD

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (23)
Final () (35)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiᴇiH/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕiɛiH/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjæiH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ciajH/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕiɛiH/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕĭɛiH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi̯ɛiH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhì
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
zhì
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyejH ›
Old
Chinese
/*tet-s/
English cut out (a garment)

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. 17379
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kjeds/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to make, to manufacture
  2. to produce

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese ‎(tsyejH).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana せい, romaji sei)

  1. make

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana せい, romaji -sei)

  1. -made
    日本製 (にほんせい)
    nihon-sei
    made in Japan

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chế, chẽ)

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