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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

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

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

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kaau3, Yale kaau3)

  1. a lump
  2. measure word
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CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Usually written as in Cantonese


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

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

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