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TranslingualEdit

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(hand) + phonetic  -- to stretch or enlarge with hands.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +15, 18 strokes, cangjie input 手戈廿金 (QITC), four-corner 50086, composition)

  1. expand, enlarge, stretch

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 461, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12895
  • Dae Jaweon: page 810, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1975, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+64F4

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (33)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦwɑŋH/ /ɣwɑŋH/ /ɣuɑŋH/ /ɦʷɑŋH/ /ɦwaŋH/ /ɣuɑŋH/ /ɣuɑŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
kuò ‹ khwak › /*kʷʰˤak/ widen

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
5390 0 /*ɡʷlaːŋs/ 同攩
5407 0 /*kʰʷaːɡ/ 見孟子

VerbEdit

  1. to expand, enlarge or stretch

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(hwak, gwang) (hangeul , , revised hwak, gwang, McCune-Reischauer hwak, kwang, Yale hwak, kwang)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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