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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified Character of , but just as old. Not a later simplification.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 口一女尸 (RMVS), composition)

  1. mark, sign
  2. symbol
  3. number

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 174, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3256
  • Dae Jaweon: page 385, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 570, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53F7

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale hou6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ごう, romaji )

  1. number

Suffix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ごう, romaji -gō)

  1. ordinal marker, often with prefix . It's used like -st, -nd, -rd, -th in English.
     (だい)六号 (ろくごう)
    (dai)-roku gō
    (The) 6th

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin hào (hao4), háo (hao2), Wade-Giles hao2, hao4)

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin hào, traditional )

  1. number, date, mark, sign, symbol
  2. (literary) brass wind instrument
    小号 (trumpet)