Last modified on 17 March 2014, at 07:03

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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (stone) + phonetic  – a kind of stone, a plinth.

Han characterEdit

(radical 112 +13, 18 strokes, cangjie input 一口木木人 (MRDDO), four-corner 14681)

  1. foundation stone, plinth

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 837, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24522
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1254, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2458, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+790E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping co2, Yale cho2)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. cornerstone

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana いしずえ, romaji ishizue)

  1. foundation stone

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin chǔ (chu3), Wade-Giles ch'u3)

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