See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
戈-order.gif
Taiwanese
stroke order
戈-torder.gif

Alternative formsEdit

Note that there are two different stroke orders.

EtymologyEdit

戈 戈 戈
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Ideogram (指事); a tool or weapon on a pole, the pole having developed into the long upper-left to lower-right diagonal stroke.

Han characterEdit

(radical 62 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 戈 (I), four-corner 53000)

  1. halberd, spear, lance
  2. radical 62

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 411, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11530
  • Dae Jaweon: page 752, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1397, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6208

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gwo1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ kho, Guangdong k'o1; ko1 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim ko1, go1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa, Yale kwa)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ge1), (hu1), huī (hui1), (xi1), Wade-Giles ko1, hu1, hui1, hsi1)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. Dagger-axe ( ancient weapon ), spear, lance, halberd

Proper nounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. a Chinese surname

Usage notesEdit

Used for phonetic in foreign name

戈登 (Gordon)
探戈 (Tango)

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*guɑ)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA ko (ko1), Guangdong go1)

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(qua, quơ, quờ)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:39