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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 口口戈大 (RRIK), four-corner 66430, composition)

  1. weep, cry, wail

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 190, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3658
  • Dae Jaweon: page 410, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 629, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+54ED

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale huk1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gok) (hangeul , revised gok, McCune-Reischauer kok)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ku1), Wade-Giles k'u1)

  1. to cry

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*kuk)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khốc, khóc)