U+51E7, 凧
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-51E7

[U+51E6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+51E8]

Translingual edit

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 16, +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹弓中月 (HNLB), composition 𠘨)

Derived characters edit

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 134, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1749
  • Dae Jaweon: page 299, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 1, page 276, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+51E7

Japanese edit

 
凧 (tako)

Glyph origin edit

A 国字 (kokuji, Japanese-coined character).

Kanji edit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings edit

Etymology 1 edit

Kanji in this term
たこ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
紙鳶

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(たこ) (tako

  1. (toy) kite (a tethered object lifted by wind)

Etymology 2 edit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
紙鳶

From 烏賊(いか) (ika, squid), due to kites looking like squids.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(いか) (ika

  1. (Kansai) kite
Synonyms edit

Etymology 3 edit

Kanji in this term
いかのぼり
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
Alternative spelling
紙鳶

烏賊(いか) (ika, squid) + (のぼり) (nobori, flag; banner)

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(いかのぼり) (ikanobori

  1. kite

Etymology 4 edit

Kanji in this term
はた
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

From (はた) (hata, flag).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(はた) (hata

  1. kite

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN