See also:
U+9240, 鉀
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9240

[U+923F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9241]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 167, +5, 13 strokes, cangjie input 金田中 (CWL), four-corner 86150, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1300, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40280
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1802, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4185, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9240

ChineseEdit

Chemical element
K
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Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *klaːb, *kraːb) and ideogrammic compound (會意): semantic (metal) + phonetic (OC *kraːb, armour)

Etymology 1Edit

trad.
simp.

Borrowed from New Latin kalium.

PronunciationEdit


Note:
  • kah - vernacular;
  • kap - literary.
  • Wu
  • DefinitionsEdit

    1. (chemistry) potassium

    CompoundsEdit

    Etymology 2Edit

    trad.
    simp.
    alternative forms

    PronunciationEdit



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (144)
    Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kɑp̚/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kɑp̚/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kɑp̚/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kap̚/
    Li
    Rong
    /kɑp̚/
    Wang
    Li
    /kɑp̚/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kɑp̚/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    ge
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    gap3
    Zhengzhang system (2003)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    No. 5929
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*klaːb/
    Notes

    DefinitionsEdit

    1. Only used in 鉀鑪钾𬬻.

    Etymology 3Edit

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“armour”).
    (This character, , is an ancient form of .)

    JapaneseEdit

    KanjiEdit

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    ReadingsEdit


    KoreanEdit

    HanjaEdit

    (gap) (hangeul , revised gap, McCune–Reischauer kap, Yale kap)

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    VietnameseEdit

    Han characterEdit

    : Hán Nôm readings: giáp

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