U+518E, 冎
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-518E

[U+518D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+518F]
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Box on right (Traditional Chinese and Japanese kanji)
Stroke order
 
Box on left (Simplified Chinese)

Alternative formsEdit

There are two forms of this character (and hence derived ones): with the square in the lower left of the upper box, or with the square in the lower right of the upper box, as in the images at right.

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) - a skull.

Han characterEdit

(radical 13 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 月弓月 (BNB))

  1. dismember
  2. bone
  3. get cut, kill
  4. old term for

Usage notesEdit

The top section of the character turns left (◱) in PRC and Singapore, while it turns right (◲) elsewhere.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 129, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1525
  • Dae Jaweon: page 290, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 100, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+518E

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. hollow
  2. scoop out

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa)

  1. tear [peel, strip, split, take] off: pare; rind; shuck; shell; hull; crack; remove;

ex) ~ bone a chicken, ~clean[bone] a fish