simpl. and trad.
See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): a snake. Later borrowed for the then-homophonous third-person pronoun ("he/she/it"). Today is used for "he" and for "she". "Snake" is now written as .

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 十心 (JP), four-corner 30711, composition)

  1. it (inanimate object)
  2. other

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 281, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7057
  • Dae Jaweon: page 551, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 910, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5B83

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping taa1, to1, Yale ta1, to1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin (ta1)
Zhuyin ㄊㄚ 5 ( ㄊㄚ )5
IPA (key) / tʰa⁵⁵ (² tʰa1)¹/
Audio
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PronounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin (ta1))

  1. [inanimate object] it
  2. other

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tha, , đà)

Last modified on 19 April 2014, at 03:28