Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 12:35

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 40 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 十竹心 (JHP), four-corner 30714, composition)

  1. residence, dwelling, home
  2. grave

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 281, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7064
  • Dae Jaweon: page 551, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 913, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5B85

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zaak6, Yale jaak6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana たく, romaji taku)

  1. home
  2. husband

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(daek, taek) (hangeul , , revised daek, taek, McCune-Reischauer taek, t'aek)

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MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

"roof" + (phonetic)

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhái (zhai2), Wade-Giles chai2)

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhái)

  1. (slang) describes someone who prefers to stay at home rather than go outside; a homebody

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhái)

  1. residence; house
    住宅

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*djhæk)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trạch)

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