See also: , , and

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Ideogram (指事) – a bent object. Earlier forms shaped more like a ‘U’.

Existed as traditional character, but also Simplified from  ( → [[ ]]) (elimination of ); also simplified form of variant .

Han characterEdit

(radical 73 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿田 (TW), 廿月金 (TBC), X廿田 (XTW), four-corner 55600)

  1. crooked, bent
  2. wrong, false
  3. sheet music
  4. yeast, mold (fermenting materials for beer and wine) (as simplified character for , )

Derived charactersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 502, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14280
  • Dae Jaweon: page 873, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1484, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+66F2

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping kuk1, Yale kuk1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana きょく, romaji kyoku)

  1. a piece of music

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gok) (hangeul , revised gok, McCune-Reischauer kok, Yale kok)

  1. bent, crooked
  2. false, wrong
  3. a piece of music

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (qu1), (qu3), Wade-Giles ch'ü1, ch'ü3)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*kiok)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khúc)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 17:08