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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogram (指事) – hills. Earlier form closer to , as in . Compare .

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +4, 5 strokes, cangjie input 人一 (OM), four-corner 72101, composition)

  1. hill
  2. elder
  3. empty
  4. a name

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References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 77, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33
  • Dae Jaweon: page 156, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 17, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E18

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yau1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana おか, romaji oka)

  1. hill
     (おか) (くだ)
    oka o kudaru
    to go down a hill

Usage notes[edit]

The most common kanji for this word is 丘.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gu, McCune-Reischauer: ku)
  • Name (hangeul): 언덕 (revised: eondeok, McCune-Reischauer: ǒndǒk)
  1. hill

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiū (qiu1), Wade-Giles ch'iu1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khâu, kheo, khưu)

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