See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  – a hand (爪, 爫) picking from a tree (木).

Han characterEdit

(radical 165 +1, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木 (BD), four-corner 20904, composition)

  1. collect, gather
  2. pick, pluck

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1290, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1790, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3898, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91C7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Yale choi2, choi3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chae) (hangeul [[]], revised chae, McCune-Reischauer ch'ae, Yale chay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Pinyin cǎi (cai3), cài (cai4), Wade-Giles ts'ai3, ts'ai4)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 15:41