Last modified on 16 December 2014, at 21:04

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Originally a variant form of . Borrowed to mean a similar action.

The popular interpretation as a hand looking for an halberd is a mnemonic and not the etymology of the character.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 手戈 (QI), four-corner 53050, composition)

  1. search, seek, look for
  2. find

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 419, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11851
  • Dae Jaweon: page 766, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1835, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+627E

ReferencesEdit

  • "找 etymology" (in Mandarin/English), YellowBridge. URL accessed on 2014-02-18.

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

  1. to look for, to seek
  2. to ask for somebody, to call on somebody
  3. to give change

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-04-06.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hoa, quơ, chết, trảo)

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