TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Originally probably a man () on a tower () from which he can shoot an arrow (), hence meaning "watchtower"

Han characterEdit

(radical 133 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 土口月土 (GRBG), four-corner 40104, composition)

  1. tower, lookout
  2. stage, platform

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1002, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30161
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1459, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2817, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+81FA

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping ji4, toi4, Yale yi4, toi4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(dae) (hangeul [[]], revised dae, McCune-Reischauer tae, Yale tay)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin tái (tai2), Wade-Giles t'ai2)

CompoundsEdit


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ tâi (tai5))


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đài, đười, thai)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 07:40