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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  – to inhale through the mouth. Note that 及 originally derives from “grab”, hence connotations of “grab through the mouth, inhale”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口弓竹水 (RNHE), four-corner 67047, composition)

  1. inhale, suck in
  2. absorb
  3. attract

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 179, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3372
  • Dae Jaweon: page 397, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 594, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5438

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kap1, ngap1, Yale kap1, ngap1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(heup) (hangeul , revised heup, McCune-Reischauer hŭp)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (xi1), Wade-Giles hsi1)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xyip)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hấp, cộp, cạp, hớp, húp, hút)