Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic 氵 (“water”) + phonetic 勾 (OC *koː, *koːs) – a ditch or drain for water.
Also Simplified from 溝 (冓 → 勾); compare 购, from 購.
沟 (radical 85 水+4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 水心戈 (EPI) or X水心戈 (XEPI), composition ⿰氵勾)
- ditch, drain, narrow waterway
- KangXi: page 612, character 8
- Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17222
- Dae Jaweon: page 1005, character 12
- Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1571, character 1
- Unihan data for U+6C9F
|For pronunciation and definitions of 沟 – see 溝.
(This character, 沟, is the simplified form of 溝.)
|For pronunciation and definitions of 沟 – see 泃.
(This character, 沟, is a variant form of 泃.)
(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)
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