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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手土土卜 (QGGY), four-corner 53000, composition)

  1. divide
  2. hang
  3. get caught
  4. same as

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 438, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12267
  • Dae Jaweon: page 788, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1890, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+639B

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /kua⁵¹/
Harbin /kua⁵³/
Tianjin /kuɑ⁵³/
Jinan /kua²¹/
Qingdao /kua⁴²/
Zhengzhou /kua³¹²/
Xi'an /kua⁴⁴/
Xining /kua²¹³/
Yinchuan /kua¹³/
Lanzhou /kua¹³/
Ürümqi /kua²¹³/
Wuhan /kua³⁵/
Chengdu /kua¹³/
Guiyang /kua²¹³/
Kunming /kua̠²¹²/
Nanjing /kuɑ⁴⁴/
Hefei /kua⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /kua⁴⁵/
Pingyao /kuɑ³⁵/
Hohhot /kua⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ko³⁵/
/kua³⁵/
Suzhou /ko⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /kuɑ⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /ko⁴²/
Hui Shexian /kua³²⁴/
Tunxi /kuːə⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /kua⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /kuɒ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /kuɑ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kua⁵³/
Taoyuan /kuɑ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kwa³³/
Nanning /kʷa³³/
Hong Kong /kwa³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kua²¹/
/kui²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kuɑ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kua³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kʰua²¹³/
/kue²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kua³⁵/
/kɔi³⁵/
/kɔi³³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣuɛH/ /kwaiH/ /kuɛH/ /kʷɯæH/ /kwaɨjH/ /kwaiH/ /kuæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4558 0 /*kʷreːs/ 俗同掛

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to hang, to suspend
  2. suspense

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. hang
  2. suspend
  3. depend
  4. arrive at
  5. tax
  6. pour

ReadingsEdit

Derived termsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gwae) (hangeul , revised gwae, McCune-Reischauer kwae, Yale kway)

  1. hang, suspend
  2. divide

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(quẩy, khoải, quảy, quai, quấy, quẫy, quải, quậy)

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