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(different character in Japan)

Translingual

Han character

(radical 52 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 女戈竹戈 (VIHI), four-corner 22253)

  1. how many? how much?
  2. a few, some

References

  • KangXi: page 342, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9208
  • Dae Jaweon: page 652, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1095, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5E7E

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale gei2)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana いく, romaji iku)

  1. some, several

Prefix

(hiragana いく, romaji iku)

  1. how many, how much
    • 幾箱要りますか
      いくはこいりますか
      ikuhako irimasu ka
      How many boxes do you want?
  2. some, several, having an indefinite number or quantity
    • 幾千と云う人
      いくせんというひと
      ikusen to iu hito
      Thousands of people
  3. some, many, having a considerable number
    • 幾日も行っていた
      いくにちもいっていた
      ikunichi mo itte ita
      I was gone for many days

Kanji

(common kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 기, revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified 几, pinyin (ji3), (ji1), Wade-Giles chi3, chi1)


Vietnamese

Han character

(ki, , kỉ)

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