- KangXi: page 165, character 1
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3116
- Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 15
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 390, character 2
- Unihan data for U+53C9
|simp. and trad.
|Historical forms of the character 叉|
|Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)||Liushutong (compiled in Ming)|
|Small seal script||Transcribed ancient scripts|
|Characters in the same phonetic series (叉) (Zhengzhang, 2003)|
|杈||*sʰraːl, *sʰraːls, *sʰreːls|
- fork (pronged tool, including the eating utensil)
- to use a fork; to pick up with a fork
- (Wu) to use chopsticks to eat
- to cross; to intersect
- replacement for "x"
- 傻叉 ― shǎchā ― (please add an English translation of this example)
- (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) to eat
- (Cantonese, from English charge) to charge; to recharge
- Alternative form of 杈 (chā, “fork of a branch”).
- Alternative form of 岔 (chà, “diverge, branch off; fork in the road”).
|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 (“fork of a tree; pitchfork; 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 • (cha)
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