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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 170 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 弓中心心日 (NLPPA), four-corner 71261, composition)

  1. stairs, steps
  2. rank, degree

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1357, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41755
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1861, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4143, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+968E

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: (28)
Final: (33)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: II
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: jiē
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɣɛi/ /kɯæi/ /kɐi/ /kəɨj/ /kɛi/ /kɐi/ /kăi/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiē ‹ kɛj › /*kˤrij/ steps, stairs

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
6417 1 /*kriːl/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana かい, romaji -kai)

  1. floors (of a building)
     (わたし)の)オフィスは () (かい)にあります。
    (Watashi no) ofisu wa go kai ni arimasu.
    (My) office is on the fifth floor.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giai)

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