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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 18 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 大中弓 (KLN), four-corner 42000, composition)

  1. cut off, reap, mow
  2. sickle

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 136, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1859
  • Dae Jaweon: page 307, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 323, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5208

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale ngaai6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. reap, cut (grass or other plants), prune

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ye) (hangeul , revised ye, McCune-Reischauer ye)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin kān (kan1), (yi4), Wade-Giles k'an1, i4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngãi)