Character Contained In References Comments
 Simplified  Traditional  Ancient forms  Archaic forms
   traditional formhandwritten form

Variants

Phonetic

Semantic

Apparent
Mandarin
cai2
English
Definitions
talent; just; ability; an expert; endowment; gift; only (then); only if; not until; only then; only
Mnemonic
Original meaning corresponds to English expression ‘to be into’ something (tower of babel)
Etymology
Notes
Pictograph: a joist supported by rafters