See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
竹-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – two bamboo stalks, with leaves. Earlier forms resembled + , current form resembles rather +.

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 118 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹 (H), four-corner 88220)

  1. bamboo
  2. KangXi radical 118

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 877, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25841
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1305, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2947, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7AF9

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zuk1, Yale juk1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ chuk, Guangdong tshuk7 [Meixian], chuk7 [Hailu, Kwangtung]; tsuk7, Hagfa Pinyim zug5)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. bamboo

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana たけ, romaji take)

  1. bamboo
  2. the middle of a 3-tier ranking system

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (まつ, matsu, pine, the highest rank)
  • (うめ, ume, apricot, the lowest rank)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(juk)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: juk, McCune-Reischauer: chuk, Yale: cwuk)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zhú (zhu2), Wade-Giles chu2)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin zhú, measure word , , )

  1. bamboo

CompoundsEdit

  • 竹板
  • 竹板书
  • 竹编
  • 竹帛
  • 竹材
  • 竹床
  • 竹雕
  • 竹筏
  • 竹竿, 竹竿儿
  • 竹简
  • 竹节
  • 竹刻
  • 竹篮
  • 竹篮打水一场空
  • 竹楼
  • 竹马, 竹马儿
  • 竹排
  • 竹器
  • 竹筍
  • 竹笋
  • 竹筒倒豆子
  • 竹叶青
  • 竹纸
  • 竹子
  • 竹字头儿

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-18.

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*djiuk)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA tiok (tiok4), tik (tik4))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(trúc)

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 17:45