See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (knife) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 18 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 大中弓 (KLN), four-corner 42000, composition)

  1. cut off, reap, mow
  2. sickle

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 136, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1859
  • Dae Jaweon: page 307, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 323, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5208

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale ngaai6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. reap, cut (grass or other plants), prune

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 稲刈り (inekari): rice reaping
  • 草刈り (kusakari): mowing, mower
  • 丸刈り (marugari): close clipping

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ye) (hangeul , revised ye, McCune-Reischauer ye)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin kān (kan1), (yi4), Wade-Giles k'an1, i4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngãi)

Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 13:46