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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 195 +11, 22 strokes, cangjie input 弓火尸水土 (NFSEG), four-corner 27314)

  1. a skipjack tuna, a bonito, Katsuwonus pelamis (Japanese)
  2. a great eel (Classical Chinese)
  3. a kind of shark

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1477, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46437
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2008, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4709, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+9C39

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ken/ /kien/ /ken/ /ken/ /kɛn/ /kien/ /kɛn/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
1332 1 /*kiːn/ 見爾雅

DefinitionsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
かつお
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi
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Katsuwonus pelamis.jpg

/katuwo/ → /katuo/

From compound of ‎(kata, hard) +‎ ‎(uo) +‎ fish, from the long-standing practice of drying lower-grade tuna into hard blocks.

Alternately, from compound of 搗つ ‎(katsu, to subdue by striking) +‎ ‎(uo, fish), from the way in which these fish were subdued when catching them.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana かつお, katakana カツオ, romaji katsuo, historical hiragana かつを)

  1. a skipjack tuna

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gyeon) (hangeul , revised gyeon, McCune-Reischauer kyŏn, Yale kyen)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(kiên)

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