Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 19:49

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

 + . Literally a woman who entertains with an ability.

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女十水 (VJE), four-corner 44447, composition)

  1. prostitute
  2. woman who entertains

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 256, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6083
  • Dae Jaweon: page 520, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1029, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+5993

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gei6, Yale gei6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki)

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CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ji4), Wade-Giles chi4)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, đĩ, kỹ)

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