Last modified on 20 January 2015, at 05:53

See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from 𦾔 (elimination of )

In current form, calligraphical rendering of 臼.

Han characterEdit

(radical 72 +1, 5 strokes, cangjie input 中日 (LA), composition)

  1. old, ancient
  2. former, past

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 489, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13737
  • Dae Jaweon: page 850, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1483, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+65E7

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana きゅう, romaji kyū)

  1. old things, original state, former state, old times
  2. the old calendar based on a lunar system

(hiragana ふる, romaji furu)

  1. used item, secondhand item

PrefixEdit

(hiragana きゅう, romaji kyū-)

  1. paleo-, ex-, old, previous, former

(hiragana ふる, romaji furu-)

  1. paleo-, old, used, previous

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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