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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a child (top is head, bottom is body with arms); variant of , notably in .

Originally had 十 on the bottom, current form graphically  + .

In sense "dull, stupid", sense is from "child-like, simple like a child".

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口木 (RD), four-corner 60904, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

Related charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 181, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3395
  • Dae Jaweon: page 399, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 585, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5446

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 1956 1957
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
𪒴
Old
Chinese
/*tɯː/ /*ŋɯː/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to stay also written as (dài)
  2. dull, wooden
  3. dull-minded, simple, stupid

JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(mae, tae, bo) (hangeul , , , McCune-Reischauer mae, t'ae, po)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngốc)

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