TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 𢦔

Han characterEdit

(radical 62 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 十戈田廿金 (JIWTC), four-corner 43850, composition𢦏)

  1. wear on top
  2. support
  3. a Chinese surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 414, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11685
  • Dae Jaweon: page 758, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1413, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6234

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale daai3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dae) (hangeul , revised dae, McCune-Reischauer tae, Yale tay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin dài (dai4), Wade-Giles tai4)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

  1. To wear (a hat, jewelery, wristwatch or other object that is "penetrated")
Usage notesEdit

A different verb, 穿 (chuān), is used for articles of clothing including shirts, jackets, trousers/pants, and shoes.


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional, POJ , traditional ) (vernacular, 白)

(traditional, POJ , traditional ) (vernacular, 白)

(traditional, POJ tài, traditional ) (literary, 文)

DescendantsEdit

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Ty

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đái, dải, trải)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 13:51