See also: , , and (kǒu)

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
囗-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

囗 囗 囗 囗
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 31 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 月一 (BM), XX月一 (XXBM), four-corner 60000)

  1. erect, proud
  2. upright
  3. bald
  4. used as a shorthand for some other characters, including and

Usage notesEdit

This character (囗) is used for enclosures; if a square is used within a character, then the character is instead .

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 216, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 439, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+56D7

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping wai4, Yale wai4)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ vûi, Guangdong vi2, vwi2 [Meixian], wui2 [Hailu], wi2 [Siyan], vui2 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim vi2)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(guk, wi) (hangeul [[, ]], revised guk, wi, McCune-Reischauer kuk, wi, Yale kwuk, wi)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin wéi (wei2), guó (guo2), Wade-Giles wei2)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA ûi (ui5), kok (kok4), Guangdong ui2, gok7)

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vi)

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:35