See also:
U+5938, 夸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5938

[U+5937]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5939]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 37, +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 大一一尸 (KMMS), four-corner 40207, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 250, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5854
  • Dae Jaweon: page 509, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 526, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5938

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

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

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʰʷraː): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *ɢʷa)

Etymology 1Edit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰˠua/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰʷᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰua/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰwaɨ/
Li
Rong
/kʰua/
Wang
Li
/kʰwa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰwa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kuā
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kuā
Middle
Chinese
‹ khwæ ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kʷʰ]ˁra/
English boast

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 15648
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰʷraː/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. extravagant, luxurious, handsome
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to boast; to exaggerate; to praise; exaggerate; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. boast

ReadingsEdit

  • On (unclassified): (ko); (ka)
  • Kun: おごる (ogoru)

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eum (gwa))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: khoa

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