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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

This character is a vertical stacking of (“up”) and with fusion of the horizontal lines, thus representing being squeezed between above and below.

Han character[edit]

(radical 25 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 卜一卜 (YMY), four-corner 21231, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 158, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2781
  • Dae Jaweon: page 362, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 92, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5361

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Maybe cognate with (“to clip”).

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. to wedge; to get stuck; to be jammed; to become tightly wedged
  2. to clip; to fasten
  3. to scrag; to choke
  4. a pin, a fastener
  5. a checkpoint, a checkpost

Etymology 2[edit]

Used as a transliteration character.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (English card) a card
  2. (English car) → 卡車卡车 (“truck, lorry”)
  3. (French calorie) Abbreviation of 卡路里.
  4. (English cassette) → 卡帶卡带 (“cassette”)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (card): (Cantonese)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jap) (hangeul , revised jap, McCune-Reischauer chap)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tạp, ca)

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