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U+5481, 咁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5481

[U+5480]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5482]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口廿一 (RTM), four-corner 64070, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 184, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3477
  • Dae Jaweon: page 403, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 598, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5481

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  (OC *kaːm).

Etymology 1Edit

Uncertain. Some postulate that it is the fusion of 個物 (MCH mɨut̚).

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Cantonese) so, to such an extent
    做咩冇腦 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    做咩冇脑 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    Zou6 me1 nei5 gam3 mou5 nou5 gaa3? [Jyutping]
    Why are you so stupid?
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Alternative form of .

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Alternative form of (“question particle”).

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

DefinitionsEdit

  1. milk

Etymology 5Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“bit; hold in mouth, bite; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. so

ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): かん (kan); がん (gan)

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(căm)

Hán tự in this word

VerbEdit

  1. Hán tự form of căm, (“to bear resentment against”).