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U+936C, 鍬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-936C

[U+936B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+936D]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 167, +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金竹木火 (CHDF), four-corner 89180, composition)

  1. shovel

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1315, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40643
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1815, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4231, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+936C

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (metal) + phonetic  (OC *sʰɯw) – a metal shovel.

PronunciationEdit


DefinitionsEdit

  1. A hoe (agricultural tool)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. hoe

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
くわ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

/kupa//kufa//kuwa/

From Old Japanese.

Ultimate derivation unknown. Possibly derived from 食う (kuu, to eat up; to bite into), which has a 未然形 (mizenkei, incomplete form) of kuwa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana くわ, rōmaji kuwa, historical hiragana くは)

  1. a hoe (agricultural tool)
    • 711712, Kojiki (poem 61)
       () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () [Man'yōgana]
      つぎねふ山代 (やましろ) () () (くわ) () ()ちし (おほ) () () (じろ) (しろ) (ただむき) ()かずけばこそ ()らずとも ()はめ [Modern spelling]
      tsuginefu Yamashiro-me no kokuwa mochi uchishi ofone nejiro no shiro-tadamuki makazukeba koso shirazu to mo iwame
      (please add an English translation of this example)

Usage notesEdit

In compounds, this term may refer more broadly to similarly shaped tools for working the earth, such as a plough or a harrow.

Derived termsEdit

IdiomsEdit

ProverbsEdit

See alsoEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana くわ, rōmaji Kuwa, historical hiragana くは)

  1. a surname

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

 

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune–Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)

  1. (가래 초): a spade, shovel, ploughshare

SynonymsEdit

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

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