U+35CE, 㗎
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-35CE

[U+35CD]
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A
[U+35CF]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口大口木 (RKRD), composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic (mouth; vernacular) + phonetic .

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “contraction of 嘅啊?”)

Pronunciation 1Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms nonstandard
o架 nonstandard

𡃉


DefinitionsEdit

(Cantonese)

  1. Sentence-final particle that marks emphasis or surprise.
    [Cantonese]  ―  gam3 seoi1 gaa3! [Jyutping]  ―  That's awful!
  2. Sentence-final particle used in a question seeking information or confirmation.
    唔係 / 唔系 [Cantonese]  ―  hai6 m4 hai6 zan1 gaa3? [Jyutping]  ―  Is that true?

Pronunciation 2Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms nonstandard
o架 nonstandard
DefinitionsEdit

(Cantonese)

  1. Sentence-final particle used in a question seeking confirmation.
    真係 / 真系 [Cantonese]  ―  zan1 hai6 gaa4? [Jyutping]  ―  Really?
  2. Sentence-final particle used in a rhetorical question.
    / [Cantonese]  ―  nei5 dong1 ngo5 so4 gaa4? [Jyutping]  ―  You think I am dumb?

Pronunciation 3Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms nonstandard
o架 nonstandard
𠿪
DefinitionsEdit

(Cantonese)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    理由 [Cantonese, trad.]
    理由 [Cantonese, simp.]
    mou5 lei5 jau4 keoi5 wui5 tau1 je5 gaa2. [Jyutping]
    No way would he steal.
    邀請 [Cantonese, trad.]
    邀请 [Cantonese, simp.]
    nei5 jiu3 jiu1 cing2 jan4 sin1 wui5 jau5 jan4 lai4 gaa2. [Jyutping]
    You have to invite people for people to come.

Etymology 2Edit

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Two theories:

  • From the common Japanese particle (ka).
  • From the second syllable of Japanese 馬鹿(ばか) (baka, fool; idiot), used by Japanese soldiers during the Sino–Japanese War.

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Cantonese, derogatory, ethnic slur, attributive) Japanese; Jap

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun 음역자 (eumyeokja ga))

  1. a transliteration sinogram