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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  – to inhale through the mouth. Note that 及 originally derives from “grab”, hence connotations of “grab through the mouth, inhale”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口弓竹水 (RNHE), four-corner 67047, composition)

  1. inhale, suck in
  2. absorb
  3. attract

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 179, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3372
  • Dae Jaweon: page 397, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 594, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5438

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kap1, ngap1, Yale kap1, ngap1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(heup) (hangeul , revised heup, McCune-Reischauer hŭp)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (xi1), Wade-Giles hsi1)

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CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(xyip)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hấp, cộp, cạp, hớp, húp, hút)

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