U+8003, 考
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8003

[U+8002]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8004]
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Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Stroke order
 

Han characterEdit

(radical 125 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 十大卜尸 (JKYS), four-corner 44207, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 960, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28843
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1408, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2779, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8003

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
       
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːʔ
*kʰluːs
*kʰruːʔ, *kʰruːs
*qʰluʔ

Variant of (OC *ruːʔ) – Ideogrammic compound (會意): (an old man with long hair, bent over) + (a cane) – an old man, leaning on a cane. Compare top component to (OC *qʰruːs).

Structurally related to (OC *ruːʔ); the most commonly cited example of 轉注 (“reciprocal meaning”).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰawX/
Li
Rong
/kʰɑuX/
Wang
Li
/kʰɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
kǎo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
kǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ khawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*k-r̥ˤuʔ/
English old; deceased father

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 7404
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰluːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. long-lived; elderly
  2. deceased father; posthumous name for male relations
  3. to examine; to check
  4. to consider
    /   ―  kǎo  ―  to consider
  5. to study; to investigate
  6. to test; to assess
    數學能力 [MSC, trad.]
    数学能力 [MSC, simp.]
    Kǎo kǎo nǐ de shùxué nénglì. [Pinyin]
    Testing your maths prowess.
  7. to have a test; to have an exam
    /   ―  kǎoshì  ―  to have a test; exam
  8. exam; test

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(go) (hangeul , revised go, McCune-Reischauer ko, Yale ko)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(khảo)

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