Last modified on 24 February 2015, at 04:29

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 25 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 卜一卜 (YMY), four-corner 21231, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 158, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2781
  • Dae Jaweon: page 362, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 92, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5361

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

This character is a vertical stacking of ("up") and with fusion of the horizontal lines, thus representing being squeezed between above and below.

Etymology 1Edit

Maybe cognate with ("to clip").

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. to wedge; to get stuck; to be jammed; to become tightly wedged
  2. to clip; to fasten
  3. to scrag; to choke
  4. a pin, a fastener
  5. a checkpoint, a checkpost

Etymology 2Edit

Used as a transliteration character.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. (English card) a card
  2. (English car) → 卡車卡车 ("truck, lorry")
  3. (French calorie) Abbreviation of 卡路里.
  4. (English cassette) → 卡帶卡带 ("cassette")

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jap) (hangeul , revised jap, McCune-Reischauer chap)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tạp, ca)

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