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U+5496, 咖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5496

[U+5495]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5497]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口大尸口 (RKSR), four-corner 66000, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 185, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3523
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 610, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5496

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • ka - literary;
  • ko - vernacular.

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 咖啡 (kāfēi).

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 咖喱 (gālí) and 咖哩 (kālǐ).

Etymology 3Edit

From Min Nan (kha), shortened from 跤數跤数 (kha-siàu, “character; guy”), probably with influence from Mandarin 腳色脚色 (juésè, “character”).

Alternatively, from English cast.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. character; role (clarification of this definition is being sought)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): (ka)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ga) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ka)

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