See also: and

TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from  ( → ). Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (metal) + phonetic  – a metal hook. 勾 also has meaning of “hook”, from its semantic , hence a metal (金) hook (勾, 勹).

Han characterEdit

(radical 167 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 金心戈 (CPI), 人心心戈 (OPPI), XXX金心 (XXXCP), composition)

  1. hook, barb
  2. sickle
  3. stroke with

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Yale gau1, ngau1)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(traditional , , Pinyin gōu (gou1), huǒ (huo3), Wade-Giles kou1, huo3)

CompoundsEdit

  • 钩秤
  • 钩尺
  • 钩虫
  • 钩心斗角
  • 钩针, 钩针儿
  • 钩子
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 01:30