U+5496, 咖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5496

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

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(Kangxi 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 (first edition): volume 1, page 610, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5496

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


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

    1. Only used in 咖啡 (kāfēi); also used as its short form.

    CompoundsEdit

    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 needed)

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 4Edit

    PronunciationEdit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Only used in 咖咖.

    Etymology 5Edit

    PronunciationEdit


    DefinitionsEdit

    1. The meaning of this term is uncertain.

    ReferencesEdit


    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    ReadingsEdit

    • Go-on: (ke)
    • Kan-on: (ka)

    CompoundsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (eum (ga))

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