- KangXi: page 165, character 1
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3116
- Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 15
- Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 390, character 2
- Unihan data for U+53C9
|Historical forms of the character 叉|
|Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)||Liushutong (compiled in Ming)|
|Small seal script||Transcribed ancient scripts|
|simp. and trad.
- fork (pronged tool, including the eating utensil)
- to use a fork; to pick up with a fork
- (Wu) to pick up food with chopsticks
- to cross; to intersect
- Phonetic reading of × when used to replace offensive characters.
- (chiefly Cantonese, euphemistic) A generic intensifier which can be substituted for any profane intensifier.
- (Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwanese Hokkien) to pinch
- (Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwanese Hokkien) to speak rudely
- (Wu) to play (mahjong)
- (Xiang, of ducks and geese) to eat
- Alternative form of 杈 (chà, “fork of a branch”).
- Alternative form of 岔 (chà, “diverge, branch off; fork in the road”).
|simp. and trad.
- (Cantonese) to charge; to recharge
|For pronunciation and definitions of 叉 – see 衩 (“the open seam of a garment which allows freedom of movement”).|
(This character, 叉, is the second-round simplified form of 衩.)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 叉 – see 扠 (“pick up with fork or pincers”).|
(This character, 叉, is the second-round simplified form of 扠.)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 叉 – see 杈 (“pitchfork; fork of a tree; etc.”).|
(This character, 叉, is the second-round simplified form of 杈.)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 叉 – see 汊 (“a branching stream”).|
(This character, 叉, is the second-round simplified form of 汊.)
- “叉”, in 漢語多功能字庫 (Multi-function Chinese Character Database), 香港中文大學 (the Chinese University of Hong Kong), 2014–
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