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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (bone) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 188 +13, 23 strokes, cangjie input 月月廿田廿 (BBTWT), four-corner 75218, composition)

  1. Body
  2. Group, class, body, unit
  3. essence, substance

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1451, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45291
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1978, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4419, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+9AD4

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


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

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 齊
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 他禮切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰeiX/ /tʰieiX/ /tʰeiX/ /tʰeiX/ /tʰɛjX/ /tʰieiX/ /tʰɛiX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ thejX › /*r̥ ˤijʔ/ body; limbs

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
7837 2 /*r̥ʰiːʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. body
    /   ―  shēn  ―  body
  2. part of the body
    /   ―  zhī  ―  limb
  3. state of a substance
    /   ―    ―  solid state
  4. whole entity
    /   ―    ―  object
  5. form, structure
    /   ―  zhì  ―  system of organization
  6. (literature) style, form, genre, structure
    /   ―  wén  ―  literary form
  7. style of calligraphy
    /   ―    ―  clerical script
  8. typeface
    /   ―  sòng  ―  Song typeface
  9. three-dimensional object
    正方 / 正方  ―  zhèngfāng  ―  cube
  10. principle
    中學西學 [MSC, trad.]
    中学西学 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhōngxué wéi , xīxué wéi yòng [Pinyin]
    Chinese traditional learning as the fundamental structure, Western learning for practical use
  11. (mainland China, grammar) aspect of a verb
    進行 / 进行  ―  jìnxíng  ―  progressive aspect

Verb[edit]

  1. to do or experience personally
    力行 / 力行  ―  shēnlìxíng  ―  to practise what one advocates
    /   ―  yàn  ―  to learn through experience
  2. to put oneself in someone else's position
    /   ―    ―  to understand and sympathize with

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Used in the compound 體己体己

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. body

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This is the kyūjitai (old form) of . Very rarely used.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(che) (hangeul , revised che, McCune-Reischauer ch'e, Yale chey)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thể)

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