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TranslingualEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – a ditch or drain for water.

Also Simplified from  ( → ); compare , from .

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 水心戈 (EPI), X水心戈 (XEPI))

  1. ditch, drain, narrow waterway
  2. 10^32

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 612, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17222
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1005, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1571, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6C9F

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CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , Yale gau1)


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KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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HanziEdit

(traditional , Pinyin gōu (gou1), Wade-Giles kou1)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:15