TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (to pound) +  (rice)

Han characterEdit

(radical 119 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹X火木 (HXFD))

  1. cooked, dry rice flour, (same as ) cured dried grain; parched wheat or rice

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kaau3, Yale kaau3)

  1. a lump
  2. measure word

CompoundsEdit

  • 一䊆飯
  • 一䊆䊆

Usage notesEdit

Usually written as in Cantonese


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiù (jiu4), qiǔ (qiu3), Wade-Giles jiu4, qiu3)

Last modified on 24 December 2012, at 12:35