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U+4E2A, 个
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E2A

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

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

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

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

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).

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“piece; item; individual; size; height; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. counter for articles
  2. individual

ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): (ka), (ko)
  • Kun: (ko), (hi)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun (nat gae))

  1. small piece

Usage notesEdit

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