TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 十戈木 (JID), four-corner 43950, composition𢦏)

  1. to cultivate, plant
  2. to care for plants

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 524, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14750
  • Dae Jaweon: page 913, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1193, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+683D

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zoi1, Yale joi1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana さい, romaji Sai)

  1. A surname​.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jae) (hangeul , revised jae, McCune-Reischauer chae, Yale cay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zāi (zai1), zài (zai4), Wade-Giles tsai1, tsai4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(tài, trài)

Last modified on 31 May 2013, at 09:42