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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人大尸口 (OKSR), four-corner 26200, composition)

  1. transcription of Sanskrit 'gha' in Buddhist texts ('samgha', etc.)
  2. nursing, attending, entertainer (Japanese)
  3. temple

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Chinese, this character is not used alone

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 97, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 486
  • Dae Jaweon: page 205, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 140, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+4F3D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ga1, ke4)


Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana とぎ, romaji togi)

  1. revealing one of boredom with a story; also, such a person
  2. attending one in their bedroom; also, such a person
  3. nursing or taking care of a person; also, such a person

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ga)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ga, McCune-Reischauer: ka)
  • Name (hangeul): [[]]()

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiā (jia1), qié (qie2), Wade-Giles chia1, ch'ieh2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(già, giả, gia, nhà)

References[edit]