Last modified on 29 July 2014, at 13:56
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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tree, wood) + phonetic  - originally meaning a crossbeam rafter.

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 木一水一 (DMEM), 木弓水一 (DNEM), four-corner 41914, composition)

  1. extreme, utmost, furthest, final
  2. The number 10 to the power of 48 (1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000).

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 542, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15181
  • Dae Jaweon: page 929, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1240, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6975

See alsoEdit

  • Chinese numeral
    • Last: ,
    • Next: 恒河沙 (next chinese number, by myriad order of magnitude)

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gik6, Yale gik6)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NumberEdit

(ごく, goku)

  1. A number of 1048 in modern Japanese since 17th century.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(geuk) (hangeul , revised geuk, McCune-Reischauer kŭk, Yale kuk)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (ji2), Wade-Giles chi2)

AdverbEdit

(traditional, Pinyin , simplified )

  1. extremely; exceedingly

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*ghiək)

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Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ ke̍k)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cực, cọc)

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