See also: , , , , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
國-bw.png
Taiwanese stroke order
國-tbw.png
Stroke order
國-order.gif
Taiwanese
stroke order
國-torder.gif
simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 31 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田戈口一 (WIRM), four-corner 60153, composition)

  1. nation, country, nation-state

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 219, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4798
  • Dae Jaweon: page 447, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 720, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+570B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gwok3, Yale gwok3)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. country

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

A variant of "國" commonly found in old books of pre-modern Korea.

HanjaEdit

(guk)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: guk, McCune-Reischauer: kuk, Yale: kwuk)
  • Name (hangeul): 나라 (revised: nara, McCune-Reischauer: nara, Yale: nala)
  1. country, state, nation, land

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin guó (guo2), simplified )

  1. country; nation

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin guó (guo2), Wade-Giles kuo2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*guək)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , POJ kok (kok4))

PronunciationEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quốc, cuốc)

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 10:32