TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 44 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸尸口 (SSR), four-corner 77227)

  1. bureau, office
  2. circumstance

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 300, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7653
  • Dae Jaweon: page 596, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 967, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5C40

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping guk6, Yale guk6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 郵便局 (ゆうびんきょく, yūbinkyoku, post office)
  • 薬局 (やっきょく, yakkyoku, pharmacy)

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana つぼね, romaji tsubone)

  1. a court lady
  2. a room in a palace, especially for a lady

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana きょく, romaji kyoku)

  1. bureau, department
  2. channel such as on TV

SuffixEdit

(hiragana きょく, romaji -kyoku)

  1. bureau

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(guk) (hangeul , revised guk, McCune-Reischauer kuk)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ju2), (ji1), Wade-Giles chü2, chi1)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ghiok)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cục, cộc, cuộc, gục, ngúc)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:37