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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (mouth) : Two mouths speaking together.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人一口 (OMR), four-corner 80601, composition)

  1. combine, unite, join
  2. gather
  3. small side door, chamber (as simplified )

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 174, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3287
  • Dae Jaweon: page 387, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 581, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5408

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad. 合/

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (合), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 合
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 侯閤切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦʌp̚/ /ɣăp̚/ /ɣᴀp̚/ /ɦəp̚/ /ɦəp̚/ /ɣɒp̚/ /ɣɒp̚/
Character (合), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 合
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古沓切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʌp̚/ /kăp̚/ /kᴀp̚/ /kəp̚/ /kəp̚/ /kɒp̚/ /kɒp̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kop › /*kˤop/ together; put together; combined
‹ hop › /*m-kˤop/ come together; bring together

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4955 3 /*kuːb/
4970 3 /*ɡuːb/

Verb[edit]

  1. to close; to shut
  2. to join; to combine; to bring together
  3. to suit; to fit
  4. to be equal to, to add up

Adjective[edit]

  1. whole; together

Noun[edit]

  1. the first scale degree in Gongche musical notation (工尺譜工尺谱)
  2. (battle) round
  3. (astronomy) conjonction

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. unit of measure for dry grain; one tenth of a ; one decilitre

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-17.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. fit
  2. suit
  3. join
  4. 0.1

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana ごう, romaji -gō)

  1. covered containers
  2. battles

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ごう, romaji )

  1. 0.18039 liters, equaling ten shakus or a tenth of a shō
  2. a tenth of the distance from the base to the summit of a mountain

See also[edit]

  • (しゃく, shaku)
  • (しょう, shō)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hap, gap) (hangeul , , revised hap, gap, McCune-Reischauer hap, kap)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hiệp, hợp, cáp, cóp, góp, gộp, họp, hạp)

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