TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 木月木 (DBD), four-corner 52994)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 532, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14923
  • Dae Jaweon: page 920, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1234, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+68CC

棌 椽不斲 (cǎi chuán bù zhuó)is an old idiom, which means using 棌木-caimu(oak) for making a rafter without carving figure and other decoration. And this idiom is for eulogizing that the great emperors 尧-yao and舜-shun are frugality. Because at the period of Yaoshun, they lived in the house that using undecorated oak wood for rafter.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chae) (hangeul , revised chae, McCune-Reischauer ch'ae, Yale chay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin āo (ao1), cǎi (cai3), gǔn (gun3), hùn (hun4), Wade-Giles ao1, ts'ai3, kun3, hun4)

Last modified on 18 August 2012, at 18:14