TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): something () in the spoon ().

Han characterEdit

(radical 20 +1, 3 strokes, cangjie input 心戈 (PI), X心戈 (XPI), four-corner 27320, composition)

  1. spoon, ladle
  2. unit of volume

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 150, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2495
  • Dae Jaweon: page 339, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 254, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+52FA

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping ceok3, zeok3, Yale cheuk3, jeuk3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)[1]

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  1. ^ Removed from the daily use Jōyō kanji by the Japanese government in 2010.
    The Japan Times (October 21, 2009). Get set for next year's overhaul of joyo kanji. Accessed February 23, 2010.

NounEdit

(hiragana しゃく, romaji shaku)

  1. 18 millimeters (a tenth of a go)
  2. 0.033 square meters (a hundredth of a tsubo)

Alternative formsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jak) (hangeul , revised jak, McCune-Reischauer chak)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin sháo (shao2), Wade-Giles shao2), shuò, zhuó,


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ʒ́ak)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ chiok (chiok4))


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(chước, giuộc, thược, duộc)

Last modified on 17 March 2014, at 11:18