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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 27 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一月金弓 (MBCN), composition)

  1. mingle with
  2. toilet, lavatory

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 162, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2981
  • Dae Jaweon: page 370, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 75, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+53A0

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Generally thought to be a compound of kawa and ya. Literally "river house", specifically a small building erected either near or over a stream used as a toilet.

The kanji 厠 is ateji. Other ateji include and .

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かわや, historical hiragana かはや, romaji kawaya)

  1. A place used for excreting human waste. Toilet.

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheuk) (hangeul , revised cheuk, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŭk)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (ce4), Wade-Giles ts'e4)