See also: , , and 𧢲

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
角-order.gif
Japanese
stroke order
角-jorder.gif

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative formsEdit

Note distinctions between whether the central vertical stroke in 角 extends to the bottom (as in ), which is used in simplified, or stops at the last horizontal line (like with 2 legs on the sides), which is used in traditional and Japanese – see the etymology.

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
角-oracle.svg 角-bronze.svg 角-bigseal.svg 角-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形) – a horn. Meaning later abstracted to “angle, corner”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 148 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 弓月土 (NBG) or 弓月手 (NBQ), four-corner 27227)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1139, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35003
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1606, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3919, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+89D2

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation 1Edit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕiɑu²¹⁴/
/t͡ɕyɛ³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕiau²¹³/ 三~
/t͡ɕia²¹³/ 斜抹掉~
Tianjin /t͡ɕiɑu¹³/
/t͡ɕye⁴⁵/ ~色
Jinan /t͡ɕyə²¹³/
/t͡ɕiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕyə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕyo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕyo²¹/
Xining /t͡ɕyu⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /kə¹³/
/t͡ɕye¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕyə¹³/ 一~錢
/kə¹³/ 牆~子
Ürümqi /t͡ɕyɤ²¹³/
/kɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕio²¹³/ 一~錢
/kuo²¹³/ 牛~
Chengdu /ko³¹/
/t͡ɕyo³¹/
Guiyang /ko²¹/ 牛~
/t͡ɕio²¹/ 一~錢
Kunming /ko³¹/
Nanjing /koʔ⁵/
/t͡ɕioʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡ɕyɐʔ⁵/
/kɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕyaʔ⁴³/ ~~
/t͡ɕiɔ⁵³/ 圪~~
Wu Shanghai /koʔ⁵/
Suzhou /koʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /koʔ⁵/ 牛~
/t͡ɕiɑ⁵/ 一~
Wenzhou /ko²¹³/
Hui Shexian /kɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ko⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕio²⁴/
/ko²⁴/
Xiangtan /ko²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /kɔʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kok̚¹/
Taoyuan /kok̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kɔk̚³/
Nanning /kɔk̚³³/
Hong Kong /kɔk̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kak̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɔyʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ku²⁴/
/kɔ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kak̚⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /ləwk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣʌk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɯɔk̚/ /kaɨwk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎo ‹ kæwk › /*C.[k]ˤrok/ horn, corner

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6372 0 /*kroːɡ/
6376 0 /*ɡ·roːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. horn, antler
  2. angle, corner
  3. bugle, horn
  4. point
  5. one tenth of a yuan or dollar
SynonymsEdit
  • (one tenth of a yuan): (máo)
CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕiɑu²¹⁴/
/t͡ɕyɛ³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕiau²¹³/ 三~
/t͡ɕia²¹³/ 斜抹掉~
Tianjin /t͡ɕiɑu¹³/
/t͡ɕye⁴⁵/ ~色
Jinan /t͡ɕyə²¹³/
/t͡ɕiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕyə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕyo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕyo²¹/
Xining /t͡ɕyu⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /kə¹³/
/t͡ɕye¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕyə¹³/ 一~錢
/kə¹³/ 牆~子
Ürümqi /t͡ɕyɤ²¹³/
/kɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕio²¹³/ 一~錢
/kuo²¹³/ 牛~
Chengdu /ko³¹/
/t͡ɕyo³¹/
Guiyang /ko²¹/ 牛~
/t͡ɕio²¹/ 一~錢
Kunming /ko³¹/
Nanjing /koʔ⁵/
/t͡ɕioʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡ɕyɐʔ⁵/
/kɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕyaʔ⁴³/ ~~
/t͡ɕiɔ⁵³/ 圪~~
Wu Shanghai /koʔ⁵/
Suzhou /koʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /koʔ⁵/ 牛~
/t͡ɕiɑ⁵/ 一~
Wenzhou /ko²¹³/
Hui Shexian /kɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ko⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕio²⁴/
/ko²⁴/
Xiangtan /ko²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /kɔʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kok̚¹/
Taoyuan /kok̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kɔk̚³/
Nanning /kɔk̚³³/
Hong Kong /kɔk̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kak̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɔyʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ku²⁴/
/kɔ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kak̚⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /ləwk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣʌk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɯɔk̚/ /kaɨwk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎo ‹ kæwk › /*C.[k]ˤrok/ horn, corner

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6372 0 /*kroːɡ/
6376 0 /*ɡ·roːɡ/

Alternative formsEdit

  • (role, actor): (jiǎo)

DefinitionsEdit

  1. role; part; character
  2. actor; actress
  3. third note in the Chinese pentatonic scale or mi
CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 3Edit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕiɑu²¹⁴/
/t͡ɕyɛ³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕiau²¹³/ 三~
/t͡ɕia²¹³/ 斜抹掉~
Tianjin /t͡ɕiɑu¹³/
/t͡ɕye⁴⁵/ ~色
Jinan /t͡ɕyə²¹³/
/t͡ɕiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕyə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕyo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕyo²¹/
Xining /t͡ɕyu⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /kə¹³/
/t͡ɕye¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕyə¹³/ 一~錢
/kə¹³/ 牆~子
Ürümqi /t͡ɕyɤ²¹³/
/kɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕio²¹³/ 一~錢
/kuo²¹³/ 牛~
Chengdu /ko³¹/
/t͡ɕyo³¹/
Guiyang /ko²¹/ 牛~
/t͡ɕio²¹/ 一~錢
Kunming /ko³¹/
Nanjing /koʔ⁵/
/t͡ɕioʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡ɕyɐʔ⁵/
/kɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕyaʔ⁴³/ ~~
/t͡ɕiɔ⁵³/ 圪~~
Wu Shanghai /koʔ⁵/
Suzhou /koʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /koʔ⁵/ 牛~
/t͡ɕiɑ⁵/ 一~
Wenzhou /ko²¹³/
Hui Shexian /kɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ko⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕio²⁴/
/ko²⁴/
Xiangtan /ko²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /kɔʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kok̚¹/
Taoyuan /kok̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kɔk̚³/
Nanning /kɔk̚³³/
Hong Kong /kɔk̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kak̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɔyʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ku²⁴/
/kɔ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kak̚⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /ləwk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣʌk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɯɔk̚/ /kaɨwk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎo ‹ kæwk › /*C.[k]ˤrok/ horn, corner

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6372 0 /*kroːɡ/
6376 0 /*ɡ·roːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to contend
    /   ―  juédòu  ―  wrestle

Pronunciation 4Edit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕiɑu²¹⁴/
/t͡ɕyɛ³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕiau²¹³/ 三~
/t͡ɕia²¹³/ 斜抹掉~
Tianjin /t͡ɕiɑu¹³/
/t͡ɕye⁴⁵/ ~色
Jinan /t͡ɕyə²¹³/
/t͡ɕiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕyə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕyo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕyo²¹/
Xining /t͡ɕyu⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /kə¹³/
/t͡ɕye¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕyə¹³/ 一~錢
/kə¹³/ 牆~子
Ürümqi /t͡ɕyɤ²¹³/
/kɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕio²¹³/ 一~錢
/kuo²¹³/ 牛~
Chengdu /ko³¹/
/t͡ɕyo³¹/
Guiyang /ko²¹/ 牛~
/t͡ɕio²¹/ 一~錢
Kunming /ko³¹/
Nanjing /koʔ⁵/
/t͡ɕioʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡ɕyɐʔ⁵/
/kɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕyaʔ⁴³/ ~~
/t͡ɕiɔ⁵³/ 圪~~
Wu Shanghai /koʔ⁵/
Suzhou /koʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /koʔ⁵/ 牛~
/t͡ɕiɑ⁵/ 一~
Wenzhou /ko²¹³/
Hui Shexian /kɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ko⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕio²⁴/
/ko²⁴/
Xiangtan /ko²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /kɔʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kok̚¹/
Taoyuan /kok̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kɔk̚³/
Nanning /kɔk̚³³/
Hong Kong /kɔk̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kak̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɔyʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ku²⁴/
/kɔ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kak̚⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/ /ləwk̚/ /luk̚/ /luk̚/
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣʌk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɯɔk̚/ /kaɨwk̚/ /kɔk̚/ /kɔk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎo ‹ kæwk › /*C.[k]ˤrok/ horn, corner

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
6372 0 /*kroːɡ/
6376 0 /*ɡ·roːɡ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (astronomy) Horn mansion (one of the twenty-eight mansions)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado)

  1. A corner (e.g., of a desk; compare ).
  2. An edge.
  3. A street corner.

See alsoEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かく, romaji kaku)

  1. angle
  2. A bishop (shogi). Abbreviation of 角行.

NounEdit

‎(hiragana つの, romaji tsuno)

  1. horn, antler

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gak, nok) (hangeul , , McCune-Reischauer kak, nok, Yale kak, nok)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(giác, góc, dạc, chác, giốc)

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