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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): something () in the spoon ().

Han character[edit]

(radical 20 +1, 3 strokes, cangjie input 心戈 (PI), X心戈 (XPI), four-corner 27320, composition)

  1. spoon, ladle
  2. unit of volume

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ceok3, zeok3, Yale cheuk3, jeuk3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)[1]

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  1. ^ Removed from the daily use Jōyō kanji by the Japanese government in 2010.
    The Japan Times (October 21, 2009). Get set for next year's overhaul of joyo kanji. Accessed February 23, 2010.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゃく, romaji shaku)

  1. 18 millimeters (a tenth of a go)
  2. 0.033 square meters (a hundredth of a tsubo)

Alternative forms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jak) (hangeul , revised jak, McCune-Reischauer chak)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin sháo (shao2), Wade-Giles shao2), shuò, zhuó,


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ʒ́ak)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ chiok (chiok4))


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(chước, giuộc, thược, duộc)