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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

交 交 交
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) – a figure with crossed legs: mix, cross, exchange. Figure originally similar to , crossed legs later simplified to current form.

In current form, resembles  +  or  + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 8 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜金大 (YCK), four-corner 00408, composition)

  1. mix
  2. intersect
  3. exchange, communicate
  4. deliver

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References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 88, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 291
  • Dae Jaweon: page 185, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 282, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4EA4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gaau1, Yale gaau1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyo) (hangeul , revised gyo, McCune-Reischauer kyo)


Mandarin[edit]

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Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiāo (jiao1), Wade-Giles chiao1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giao)