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See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

The now resembles the unrelated .

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 心口 (PR), four-corner 27620, composition)

  1. sentence
  2. measuring word or sentence

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 171, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3234
  • Dae Jaweon: page 382, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 571, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+53E5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping geoi3, Yale geui3)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ku)

  1. phrase; clause; sentence; passage; paragraph; line; verse; stanza

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gu, gwi) (hangeul , , revised gu, gwi, McCune-Reischauer ku, kwi)

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ju4), Wade-Giles chü4)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, câu, cấu)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999