See also: 豿

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

A dog (a Labrador)

(radical 94 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 大竹心口 (KHPR), four-corner 47220)

  1. dog, Canis lupus familiaris
  2. sentinel

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 709, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20345
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1121, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1341, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+72D7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gau2, Yale gau2)


JapaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. puppy, dog
  2. a sentinel
  3. a snoop or spy
  4. useless, wasteful

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • New Nelson: 3565
  • Halpern: 345
  • Halpern Learners: not listed
  • Heisig: 2341
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3g5.5
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

NounEdit

(hiragana いぬ, romaji inu)

  1. puppy

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

HanziEdit

(Pinyin gǒu (gou3), Wade-Giles kou3)

See alsoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From some language ancestral to modern Hmong-Mien languages.

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gǒu)

  1. dog

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Peyraube, Alain. "Ancient Chinese." The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Ed. Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge UP, 2004. 1012.

Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ káu)

  1. dog

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cẩu)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 07:54