TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 172 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹尸人土 (HSOG), 戈尸人土 (ISOG), four-corner 30214, composition)

  1. employ, to hire

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1365, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41976
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1870, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4096, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96C7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale gu3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

  • On: (ko)
  • Kun: やとう (yatou), やとい (yatoi)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(go, ho) (hangeul [[, ]], revised go, ho, McCune-Reischauer ko, ho, Yale ko, ho)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (gu4), Wade-Giles ku4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cố)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 22:46