TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹大中一戈 (HKLMI) or 一大中一戈 (MKLMI), four-corner 20136, composition)

  1. silkworms

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1077, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32869
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1546, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2837, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8695

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

‎(traditional , Jyutping tim5, Yale tim5)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. silkworm

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
かいこ
Grade: 6
kun'yomi
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NounEdit

‎(hiragana かいこ, katakana カイコ, romaji kaiko)

  1. the silkworm (Bombyx mori)

Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as カイコ.


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(cheon, jam) (hangeul , , revised cheon, jam, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏn, cham, Yale chen, cam)

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MandarinEdit

PronunciationEdit

HanziEdit

‎(traditional , Pinyin tiǎn (tian3), cán (can2), Wade-Giles t'ien3)

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