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U+3797, 㞗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-3797

[U+3796]
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A
[U+3798]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 44, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 尸戈十水 (SIJE), composition)

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ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
variant forms Cantonese
𨳊 Cantonese
Cantonese
(gau2) Cantonese euphemism
9 (gau2) Cantonese euphemism

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *ɡu).

EtymologyEdit

Appears in Zihui (1615). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. (dialectal Mandarin, Jin, Cantonese, vulgar) penis
  2. (Cantonese, vulgar) fucking
    [Cantonese]  ―  Mat1 gau1 si6 aa3 nei5? [Jyutping]  ―  What the fuck is wrong with you?
  3. (Cantonese, vulgar) Negates the meaning of the sentence.
    sor9ry [Cantonese]  ―  So1 gau1 li4 aa3! [Jyutping]  ―  so sorry! (sarcastic)

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