See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

甲 甲 甲 甲
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形): a turtle shell.

Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 田中 (WL), four-corner 60500)

  1. armor, shell
  2. fingernails
  3. the first of the ten heavenly stems

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 758, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21725
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1167, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2525, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7532

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gaap3, Yale gaap3)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping gaap3)

  1. armor

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping gaap3)

  1. number one; first

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana こう, romaji )

  1. carapace, shell
  2. first in rank
  3. instep or the back of the hand
  4. the first party

(hiragana よろい, romaji yoroi)

  1. armor

(hiragana きのえ, romaji kinoe)

  1. first sign of the Chinese calendar

(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

  1. treble range

Alternative formsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gap) (hangeul , revised gap, McCune-Reischauer kap, Yale kap)


MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jiǎ (jia3), shèng (sheng4), tián (tian2), yìng (ying4), Wade-Giles chia3, sheng4, t'ien2, ying4)

CompoundsEdit

  • 甲A
  • 甲B
  • 甲醇钠
  • 甲基苯骈三氮唑
  • 甲基硅油
  • 甲基环硅氧烷
  • 甲基磺酸
  • 甲基磺酰胺
  • 甲醚
  • 甲醛
  • 甲酸
  • 甲酸钾
  • 甲酸钠
  • 甲酸乙酯
  • 甲烷
  • 甲烷氯化物

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giáp, giẹp, kép, nháp, ráp)

Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 14:24