See also: [U+30A8 KATAKANA LETTER E] and Appendix:Variations of "i"

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形) – a carpenter’s ruler.

Han characterEdit

(radical 48 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一中一 (MLM), four-corner 10100)

  1. labour, work
  2. worker, labourer

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 325, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 626, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 410, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5DE5

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping gung1, Yale gung1)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ kung, Guangdong kung1, Hagfa Pinyim gung1)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. work, craft, art, skill
  2. workman, artisan

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 陶工 (とうこう, tōkō)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gong, McCune-Reischauer: kong)

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin gōng (gong1), Wade-Giles kung1)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(gung)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(TLPA kong (kong1), kang (kang1), khang (khang1))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(công, cong, côông, gồng, trong, cung)

Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 17:37