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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 木一弓口 (DMNR), four-corner 41920, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 520, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14658
  • Dae Jaweon: page 908, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1178, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+67EF

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑ/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/ /ka/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ka › /*[k]ˤar/ axe-handle

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
7433 1 /*kaːl/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. axe handle
  2. stalk, bough
  3. used as a surname
  4. Kyrgyz (the people, language, etc.)
  5. tan oak

DescendantsEdit

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Cua

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ga) (hangeul , revised ga, McCune-Reischauer ka, Yale ka)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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