See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + .

Note that inner component is not – these are not cognate, and there is an extra stroke in 達 (two horizontal strokes at the bottom, not one).

Han characterEdit

(radical 162 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜土廿手 (YGTQ), four-corner 34304, composition𦍒)

  1. arrive at, reach
  2. intelligent

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1262, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39011
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1755, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3855, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9054

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping daat6, taat3, Yale daat6, taat3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana たち, romaji -tachi)

  1. Plural marker
    子供達 (こどもたち)
    kodomo-tachi
    children

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Note that 達 only clarifies that the number of people in question is more than one. It could be omitted when the plurality is already clear by context or not cared. The plurality marked with 達 is not syntactic one. 達 is normally used only for people.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dal) (hangeul , revised dal, McCune-Reischauer tal, Yale tal)

  1. (통할 달, tonghal-) to reach, pass through

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (da2), (ta4), (ti4), Wade-Giles ta2, t'a4, t'i4)

CompoundsEdit

  • 速克達 (sùkèdá, motor scooter)

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*dhɑt)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đạt, đác, đặt, đật, đợt, thớt)

Last modified on 4 March 2014, at 18:15