Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:36
See also: [U+30A8 KATAKANA LETTER E] and Appendix:Variations of "i"

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a carpenter’s ruler.

Han characterEdit

(radical 48 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一中一 (MLM), four-corner 10100)

  1. labour, work
  2. worker, labourer

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 325, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 626, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 410, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5DE5

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 東
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古紅切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuŋ/ /kuŋ/ /kuŋ/ /kuŋ/ /kəwŋ/ /kuŋ/ /kuŋ/

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. work, craft, art, skill
  2. workman, artisan

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 陶工 (とうこう, tōkō)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gong, McCune-Reischauer: kong)
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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(gung)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(công, cong, côông, gồng, trong, cung)

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