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U+56D7, 囗
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-56D7

[U+56D6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+56D8]

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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

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

  1. Kangxi radical #31, .

Derived charactersEdit

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

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
       

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to surround; to encircle; to corral; all sides; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“country; nation; nation-state; Mandarin; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mouth
  2. the "country" radical, called 国構 (くにがまえ) (kunigamae)

ReadingsEdit

As a radical and variant kanji for (country):

As a variant kanji for (to surround/encircle):


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(guk, wi) (hangeul , , revised guk, wi, McCune–Reischauer kuk, wi, Yale kwuk, wi)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vi)

  1. erect, proud
  2. upright
  3. bald

ReferencesEdit