几 a long narrow table

几 a long narrow table

几, a pictographic character of a long narrow table, serves as a semantic as well as a phonetic component to form characters. 

In modern Chinese, 几 means:

1.how many
2.several; some
3.a small table; a teapoy

Characters formed by the semantic component 几

几 serves as a semantic component to express things related to a small table or extended meanings.

笔划 汉字 拼音 笔划 汉字 拼音
2 jǐ,jī 3 fán
3 fán 3 fán
4 fèng 5 chù
5 5 yi kɑ
6 6 fēng
6 kō gā lā xī 6 nā gī
7 fēng 8 kǎi
8 píng 8 fēng
11 huáng 12 gān
14 dèng 14 píng

Characters formed by the phonetic component 几

Simplified: 机 肌 饥 矶 叽 讥 玑 jī
虮 麂 jǐ

Traditional: 機 肌 飢 磯 嘰 譏 璣 jī
蟣 麂 jǐ

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