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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 土竹山戈 (GHUI), four-corner 46113, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 235, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5319
  • Dae Jaweon: page 472, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 464, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+584A

ChineseEdit

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simp.

EtymologyEdit

Note: This character is used as a substitute for Min Nan , which may be etymologically unrelated.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /kʰuai⁵¹/
Harbin /kʰuai⁵³/
Tianjin /kʰuai⁵³/
Jinan /kʰuɛ²¹/
Qingdao /kʰuɛ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /kʰuai³¹²/
Xi'an /kʰuai⁵³/
Xining /kʰuɛ⁵³/
Yinchuan /kʰuɛ⁵³/
/kʰuɛ¹³/
Lanzhou /kʰuɛ⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /kʰuai²¹³/
Wuhan /kʰuai⁴²/
Chengdu /kʰuai⁵³/
Guiyang /kʰuai⁴²/
Kunming /kʰuæ⁵³/
Nanjing /kʰuae⁴⁴/
Hefei /kʰue̞⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /kʰuai⁴⁵/ 一~糖
/kʰuai⁵³/ 糖~~
Pingyao /kʰuæ⁵³/
/xuæ⁵³/ 一~人
Hohhot /kʰuɛ⁵⁵/ 兩~錢
/kʰuɛ⁵³/ 石頭~子
Wu Shanghai /kʰue³⁵/
Suzhou /kʰue̞⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /kʰue̞⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /kʰai⁴²/
Hui Shexian /kʰua³²⁴/
Tunxi /kʰua⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /kʰuai⁴¹/
Xiangtan /kʰuai⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /kʰuai²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /kʰuai⁵³/
Taoyuan
Cantonese Guangzhou /fai³³/
Nanning /fai³³/
/wai³³/
Hong Kong /fai³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kʰuai²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /tøy³²/ 訓讀
/kʰuɑi²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /tʰi⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /ko²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /xɔi³⁵/
/xuai³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuʌiH/ /kʰuɑ̆iH/ /kʰuᴀiH/ /kʰuoiH/ /kʰwəjH/ /kʰuɒiH/ /kʰuɒiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kuài ‹ khwɛjH › /*[kʰ]ˤ<r>uj-s/ clod, lump
kuài ‹ khwojH › /*[kʰ]ˤuj-s/ clod; lump

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4666 2 /*kʰuːls/ 說文凷或體
4676 2 /*kʰruːds/ 或作墤,廣韻只作墤

DefinitionsEdit

  1. piece; chunk; lump; part
  2. (colloquial) yuan ( (yuán)), the Chinese currency or other currency
    /   ―  kuài qián  ―  a yuan, a dollar
  3. classifier for piece of something (food, cloth, stone); piece of; chunk of

See alsoEdit

  • (Cantonese) (huò)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かたまり, romaji katamari)

  1. lump, mass, clump, clod, glob

Alternative formsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(goe) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer koe)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khối, cỏi, khỏi, hòn, khói)

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