Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: , , and
U+96DE, 雞
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-96DE

[U+96DD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+96DF]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 月大人土 (BKOG), four-corner 20414, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1369, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42124
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1875, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4105, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96DE

Chinese[edit]

trad. /
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qʰraːs, *qʰreːs, *ɡeːʔ
*ɡreː
*ɡreː
*ɡreː, *ɡeː
*keː
*keː
谿 *kʰeː
*kʰeː
*kʰeː
*kʰeː
*kʰeː, *ɡeː
*kʰeː
*ɡeː
*ɡeː
*ɡeː, *ɡeːʔ
*ɡeː
*ɡeː
*ɡeː
*ɡeː
*ɡeː, *ɡeːs
*ɡeː
*ɡeːs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *keː): phonetic  (OC *ɡeː) + semantic  (short-tailed bird).

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic (Schuessler, 2007). Compare Proto-Vietic *r-kaa (> Vietnamese ).

This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Xiamen, Quanzhou:
    • koe - vernacular;
    • ke - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (39)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kei/
Pan
Wuyun
/kei/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɛi/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɛj/
Li
Rong
/kei/
Wang
Li
/kiei/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kiei/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kej ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤe/
English fowl, chicken

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. 13357
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*keː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. chicken; fowl; poultry
    /   ―  ròu  ―  chicken meat
    /   ―  dàn  ―  chicken egg
  2. 10th of the Chinese zodiac animals (rooster)
  3. domestic fowl
  4. (slang) prostitute
  5. (slang) penis

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“chicken (animal)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Taxonomic name
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Harbin
Jinan
Muping
Luoyang 雞兒
Jiedian
Xi'an
Xining 雞兒
Xuzhou
Yinchuan
Lanzhou 雞兒
Ürümqi
Wuhan 雞子
Chengdu
Guiyang
Guilin
Liuzhou
Yangzhou 雞子
Nanjing
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shunde
Zhongshan
Dongguan
Taishan
Doumen
Kaiping
Shaoguan
Yunfu
Xinyi
Lianjiang
Nanning
Wuzhou
Yulin
Hepu
Gan Nanchang
Lichuan
Pingxiang
Hakka Meixian
Luchuan
Yudu
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 雞仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 雞仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 雞仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping) 雞仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Huizhou Jixi
Jin Taiyuan 雞兒
Xinzhou 雞兒
Hohhot 雞子
Min Dong Fuzhou 雞囝
Fuqing
Matsu
Min Nan Xiamen 雞仔
Quanzhou 雞仔
Zhangzhou 雞仔
Taipei 雞仔
Kaohsiung 雞仔
Penang
Pingnan
Haikou
Pinghua Nanning
Guilin
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Hangzhou
Wenzhou
Chongming
Danyang
Jinhua
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha
Loudi
Quanzhou

Compounds[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. alternative form for : a chicken (a bird)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

()

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.