TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (clothes)

Han characterEdit

(radical 145 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 人心卜竹女 (OPYHV), four-corner 23732)

  1. pocket, bag, sack, pouch

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1113, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34171
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1579, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3080, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+888B

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale doi6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ふくろ, romaji fukuro)

  1. a bag; A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.; a sack; a pouch
  2. a segment in a fruit such as a orange
  3. an organ of which form is like a bag

Derived termsEdit

  • レジ袋 (レジぶくろ)
  • ポリ袋 (ポリぶくろ)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The American Heritage's Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition copyright 1992 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from INSO Corporation. All rights reserved.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin dài (dai4), Wade-Giles tai4)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đại, đãy)

Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 02:59