Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 06:13

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
局-bw.png

Han characterEdit

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

  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

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (局), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 燭
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 渠玉切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨok̚/ /gi̯wok̚/ /ɡiok̚/ /ɡiok̚/ /guawk̚/ /ɡĭwok̚/ /ɡiok̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ gjowk › /*N-kʰok {*N-kʰ(r)ok}/ bent, curved
‹ gjowk › /*ɡok {*[ɡ](r)ok}/ department
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7028 0 /*ɡoɡ/

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)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cục, cộc, cuộc, gục, ngúc)

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