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Pronunciation
Mandarin chī
Cantonese (Jyutping)gat1, hat1, hek3, jaak3
Japanese Kundomoru
Japanese Onkitsu
Korean (Hangul)
Korean (Yale)hul
Vietnamesekhật
Meaning
Definition eat; drink; suffer, endure, bear
Character Rank
Traditional424
Simplified452
常用字表475
Hong Kong Grade Level1
Common Words With This Character  
好吃hǎochītasty; delicious
吃惊chījīngto be startled; to be shocked; to be amazed
吃饭chīfànto have a meal; to eat; to make a living
吃苦chīkǔto bear hardships
吃力chīlìto entail strenuous effort; to toil at a task; strenuous; laborious; strain
吃亏chīkuīto suffer losses; to come to grief; to lose out; to get the worst of it; to be at a disadvantage; unfortunately
Related Characters
Semantic
Historical Variant
Same Structure & Phonetic Component(Sign-in required)
Computer Encoding
Unicode U+5403
Big 5A659
GB2312B3D4
Input Method Codes
Cangjieron
Four Corner6801.7
WuBi 86ktnn
WuBi 98ktnn
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