TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 廿十水 (TJE), four-corner 44407)

  1. water caltrop

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1020, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30733
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1478, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3178, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+82B0

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gei6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gi) (hangeul , revised gi, McCune-Reischauer ki, Yale ki)

  1. (마름): water caltrop, (also implausibly) water chestnut
    • 1431: 鄕藥採取月令[1] 十二月 (향약채취월령 십이월, hyang-yag-chaechwi-wolryeong sib-iwol):
      [2] [3] (기실향명말밤, gisil-hyangmyeong-malbam, "The folk name of the water caltrop fruit is coarse chestnut.")

SynonymsEdit

  • 末栗 (말밤, malbam)

Usage notesEdit

  1. ^ This was authored by several scholars at the direction of King Sejong of Yi Dynasty, concerning the folk medical herb gathering by month.
  2. ^ Cited by: 南廣祐 (1997). 敎學古語辭典. 敎學社. p. 538.
  3. ^ "" is a hanja rendering for 말밤(mal-bam), the origin of 마름(mareum, ) "water caltrop, water chestnut," literally, "coarse chestnut" such as "horse-chestnut".

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (hu1), (ji4), Wade-Giles hu1, chi4)

Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 18:01