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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 154 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月金廿廿月 (BCTTB), four-corner 65857)

  1. buy, purchase
  2. hire

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1211, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36885
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1677, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3654, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8CFC

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kəuH/ /kə̯uH/ /kuH/ /kəuH/ /kəwH/ /kəuH/ /kəuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4192 0 /*koːs/

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(cấu)

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