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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 .

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “contraction of 嘅啊?”

Pronunciation 1Edit

simp. and trad.
alt. forms nonstandard
o架 nonstandard

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.
alt. 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.
alt. forms nonstandard
o架 nonstandard
𠿪

DefinitionsEdit

(Cantonese)

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    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.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ga) (hangeul , revised ga, McCune-Reischauer ka, Yale ka)

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