TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tree) + phonetic  – teach under a tree.

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 木卜金大 (DYCK), four-corner 40948, composition)

  1. school
  2. military field officer

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 522, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14713
  • Dae Jaweon: page 910, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1205, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6821

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gaau3, haau6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 学校 (がっこう, gakkō): school
  • 校僕 (こうぼく, kōboku): school custodian
  • 校舎 (こうしゃ, kōsha): school building
  • 校門 (こうもん, koumon): school gate

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gyo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gyo, McCune-Reischauer: kyo, Yale: kyo)
  • Name (hangeul): 학교 (revised: hakgyo, McCune-Reischauer: hakkyo, Yale: hakqkyo)
  1. school, educational establishment

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin xiào (xiao4), Wade-Giles hsiao4)

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Can be used in set phrases including the abbreviation 在校 (from 学), for example: 在校斗殴 ("fighting at school").

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giáo, hiệu, hào)

Last modified on 12 October 2013, at 13:45