Last modified on 26 September 2014, at 02:19

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TranslingualEdit

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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Form differs between China and Japan – in China the top component is connected with the long horizontal line, while Japan they are separate.

The same difference occurs in the characters and , which are unrelated etymologically but graphically similar in their current forms.

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (shell, money) +  (two hands).

In current form, resembles  + .

Han characterEdit

(radical 12 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月一一金 (BMMC), four-corner 60801, composition)

  1. tool, implement
  2. draw up, write

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 128, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1473
  • Dae Jaweon: page 286, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 246, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5177

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping geoi6, Yale geui6)

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JapaneseEdit

CounterEdit

(hiragana , romaji -gu)

  1. sets (armor, furniture)

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji gu)

  1. tool
  2. means
  3. ingredients
  4. base

Derived termsEdit

SuffixEdit

(hiragana , romaji -gu)

  1. tool, ingredient

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Related termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gu)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gu, McCune-Reischauer: ku)
  • Name (hangeul): 갖출 (revised: gatchuda, McCune-Reischauer: katch'uda, Yale: kacchwuta)
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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (ci2), (ju4), Wade-Giles tz'u2, chü4)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cụ, cỗ, gỗ)

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