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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 211 +5, 20 strokes, cangjie input 卜山一弓口 (YUMNR), composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰa/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰaɨ/
Li
Rong
/kʰa/
Wang
Li
/kʰa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
qiā

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to bite, bite as hard as possible, gnaw
  2. to be stuck between the teeth (said of bones that one can't pick out)