See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  (blow).

Note that the components on the left are , with two separate strokes (horizontal and vertical: 一 + 丨) on the upper right, rather than single turning stroke (折, zhé), as in . In fact, 口 is drawn between the 一 stroke and the 丨 stroke.

Han characterEdit

(radical 76 +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一口弓人 (MRNO), X一口弓人 (XMRNO), four-corner 17682, composition)

  1. song, lyrics
  2. sing, chant
  3. praise

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 571, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16167
  • Dae Jaweon: page 959, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2147, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6B4C

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping go1, Yale go1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana うた, romaji uta)

  1. song
  2. poetry

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ga) (hangeul [[]], revised ga, McCune-Reischauer ka, Yale ka)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ge1), Wade-Giles ko1)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ca, , cao)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:12