See also: , , 𠆤, , and 𖿰
U+4E2A, 个
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E2A

[U+4E29]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E2B]

Translingual edit

Stroke order
 

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 2, +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 人中 (OL), four-corner 80200, composition 𠆢)

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 78, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 70
  • Dae Jaweon: page 158, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 103, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E2A

Chinese edit

Glyph origin edit

Historical forms of the character
Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
     

Variant of (bamboo stalk). Half of (bamboo).

Definitions edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“single; alone; individual; height; build; stature; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant form of ).
Notes:

Japanese edit

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. counter for articles
  2. individual

Readings edit

Korean edit

Hanja edit

(eumhun (nat gae))

  1. small piece

Usage notes edit

Pronunciation came from a confusion with . 个 is a variant of , and its pronunciation would have been as in , , , etc.

Vietnamese edit

Han character edit

: Hán Việt readings: , cán
: Nôm readings:

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