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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(two catty) +  ‎(shellfish)

Han character[edit]

(radical 154 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹中月山金 (HLBUC), four-corner 72806, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1210, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36833
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1676, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3648, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8CEA

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹/
Harbin /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹³/
Tianjin /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁴⁵/
Jinan /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹³/
Qingdao /tʃz̩⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²⁴/
Xi'an /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹/
Xining /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩¹³/
Lanzhou /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩¹³/
Ürümqi /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡sz̩²¹³/
Chengdu /t͡sz̩³¹/
Guiyang /t͡sz̩²¹/
Kunming /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩³¹/
Nanjing /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩ʔ⁵/
Hefei /ʈ͡ʂəʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡səʔ²/
Pingyao /ʈ͡ʂʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡səʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /t͡səʔ⁵/
Suzhou /t͡səʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /t͡səʔ⁵/
Wenzhou /t͡sai²¹³/
Hui Shexian /t͡ɕiʔ²¹/
Tunxi /t͡ɕi⁵/
Xiang Changsha /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²⁴/
Xiangtan /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /t͡sɨʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /t͡sət̚¹/
Taoyuan /tʃït̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /t͡sɐt̚⁵/
Nanning /t͡sɐt̚⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /t͡sɐt̚⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /t͡sit̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /t͡sɛiʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /t͡si²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /t͡sioʔ²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /t͡sit̚⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (9)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʈiɪH/ /ȶiH/ /ȶiH/ /ʈiH/ /ʈiH/ /ȶiH/ /ȶjɪH/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (23)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕiɪt̚/ /t͡ɕi̯ĕt̚/ /t͡ɕiĕt̚/ /t͡ɕit̚/ /cit̚/ /t͡ɕĭĕt̚/ /t͡ɕjet̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
17397 1 /*tids/
17401 1 /*tjid/ 金文本從折聲

Definitions[edit]

  1. matter, material, substance

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. content
  2. characteristic
  3. natural appearance
  4. confirm
  5. mortgage

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (variant)

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ
Grade: 5
on'yomi

‎(hiragana しつ, romaji shitsu)

  1. quality

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chất, chát, chắc, chặt, chắt, chớt)

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