See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (shellfish) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月金廿廿月 (BCTTB), four-corner 65857)

  1. buy, purchase
  2. hire

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1211, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36885
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1677, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3654, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8CFC

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale gau3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin gòu (gou4), Wade-Giles kou4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cấu)

Last modified on 15 February 2014, at 20:36