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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from .

Han character[edit]

(radical 2 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input 人中 (OL), four-corner 8020.0, composition𠆢)

  1. numerary adjunct, piece (counter word)
  2. single

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 78, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 70
  • Dae Jaweon: page 158, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 103, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E2A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Jyutping go3, Yale go3)


Japanese[edit]

See also , and

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. counter for articles
  2. individual

Readings[edit]

  • New Nelson: 25
  • Halpern: 1959
  • Halpern Learners: not listed
  • Heisig: not listed
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 6f8.15
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Korean[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation came from a confusion with . is a variant of , and its pronunciation would have been as in , , , etc.

Hanja[edit]

(gae)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[]] (revised: gae, ga, McCune-Reischauer: kae, ka, Yale: kay, ka)
  • Name (hangeul): [[ ]]()
  • Meaning: small piece
  • (gae; original pronunciation (ga))
  • (nat gae)

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. or

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin
Zhuyin ㄍㄜˋ
IPA (key) /kɤ⁵¹/
Audio
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Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin (ge4), Wade-Giles ko4)

Classifier[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional or )

  1. the most commonly used measure word. Often used in place of all other measure words, particularly when the correct measure word is not known by the speaker.

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional or )

  1. individual
    个人 an individual; 个别 individual, respective; 个体 individuality
  2. size
    个儿 size; 个子 height, stature

Compounds[edit]