TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 96 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一土戈十水 (MGIJE), four-corner 13132)

  1. ball, sphere, globe, orb
  2. round

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 732, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21011
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1144, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1114, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7403

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kau4, Yale kau4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. ball

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana きゅう, romaji kyū)

  1. sphere; globe; orb
  2. (baseball) pitch

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana たま, romaji tama)

  1. ball
  2. bulb

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin qiú (qiu2), Wade-Giles ch'iu2)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cầu)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:22