Last modified on 12 September 2014, at 09:43
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

(old man and child) +  (action) – an old man teaching a child.

Han characterEdit

(radical 66 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十木人大 (JDOK), four-corner 48440, composition)

  1. teach, class
  2. religion, religious teachings
  3. a surname

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 472, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13213
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1459, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6559

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古肴切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣau/ /kau/ /kau/ /kɯau/ /kaɨw/ /kau/ /kau/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiāo ‹ kæw › /*kˁraw {*[k]ˁraw}/ teach
jiào ‹ kæwH › /*s.kˁraw-s/ instruction

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 教条主義 (きょうじょうしゅぎ, kyōjōshugi)
  • 教諭 (きょうゆ, kyōyu)
  • 教養 (きょうよう, kyōyō)
  • 回教 (かいきょう, kaikyō)
  • 儒教 (じゅきょう, jukyō)
  • 調教 (ちょうきょう, chōkyō)
  • 教祖 (きょうそ, kyōso)

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyo) (hangeul , revised gyo, McCune-Reischauer kyo, Yale kyo)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giáo, dáo, ráu, tráo)

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