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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(to pound) +  ‎(rice)

Han characterEdit

(radical 119 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹X火木 (HXFD), composition)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (30)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨuX/ /gi̯ə̯uX/ /ɡiuX/ /ɡiuX/ /guwX/ /ɡĭəuX/ /ɡiəuX/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. cooked, dry rice flour
  2. (same as ) cured dried grain
  3. parched wheat or rice
  4. (Cantonese) a lump
  5. (Cantonese) measure word

CompoundsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Usually written as in Cantonese

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