See also:
U+72EC, 独

CJK Unified Ideographs

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Simplified from ()

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 94, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 大竹中一戈 (KHLMI), composition )

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 711, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20406
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1123, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1344, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+72EC

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For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“alone; single; solitary; the old and childless; etc.”).
(This character is the simplified form of ).

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(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. solo, monad
  2. single

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 5
Alternative spelling

From Middle Chinese .

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(どく) (dokuどく (doku)?

  1. solitary
  2. Short for ドイツ独逸 (Doitsu, Germany (a country)).
    • 1947, Ango Sakaguchi, 『二十七歳』
      Dokutan no kengi o ukete, taishō gonen daka ni kokugai taikyo o meijirareta to iu.
      [He was] accused of being a German spy and was officially deported in some time around 1916, as the story goes.