See also:

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (water) +  (tongue) – a wet tongue. Ancient Chinese thought that a wet tongue was a sign of life. + (chisel; the sound "hwet").

Han characterEdit

(radical 85 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 水竹十口 (EHJR), four-corner 32164, composition)

  1. live, exist, survive
  2. lively

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 622, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17423
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1018, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1609, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6D3B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping wut6, Yale wut6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 活火 (かっか, kakka)
  • 活花 (いけばな, ikebana)
  • 活気 (かっき, kakki)
  • 活況 (かっきょう, kakkyō)
  • 活計 (かっけい, kakkei)
  • 活殺自在 (かっさつじざい, kassatsujizai)
  • 活字 (かつじ, katsuji)
  • 活人剣 (かつじんけん, katsujinken)
  • 活水 (かっすい, kassui)
  • 活動 (かつどう, katsudō)
  • 活発 (かっぱつ, kappatsu)
  • 活版 (かっぱんん, kappann)
  • 活仏 (かつぶつ, katsubutsu)
  • 活物 (かつぶつ, katsubutsu)
  • 活用 (かつよう, katsuyō)
  • 活力 (かつりょく, katsuryoku)
  • 活路 (かつろ, katsuro)
  • 活火山 (かっかざん, kakkazan)
  • 生活 (せいかつ, seikatsu)
  • 復活 (ふっかつ, fukkatsu)
  • 復活祭 (ふっかつさい, fukkatsusai)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hwal, gwal) (hangeul [[, ]], revised hwal, gwal, McCune-Reischauer hwal, kwal, Yale hwal, kwal)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huó
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄛˊ
IPA (key) /xu̯ɔ³⁵/
Audio
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HanziEdit

(Pinyin huó (huo2), Wade-Giles huo2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(huɑt)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hoạt, oặt, oạc)

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 05:47