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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Translingual

simplified

traditional

Etymology

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

Han character

(radical 118 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹日戈中 (HAIL), four-corner 88727)

  1. knot, node, joint
  2. section
  3. Day (used at the end of holidays)

Derived characters

References

  • KangXi: page 891, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26102
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1318, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2976, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+7BC0

Cantonese

Hanzi

(simplified , Yale jit3)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 4 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

  • 節介
  • 節季
  • 節句
  • 節奏
  • 節操
  • 節度
  • 節分

Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 절, revised jeol, McCune-Reischauer chŏl, Yale cel)

As a suffix, it can mean day.


Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified , pinyin jié (jie2), Wade-Giles chieh2)

Compounds

  • 光明節 (Guangmingjie)
  • 聖誕節 (Shengdanjie)

Middle Chinese

Han character

(*tzet)


Vietnamese

Han character

(tiết, tét, tết, tít, tịt, típ)








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