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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
國-bw.png
Taiwanese stroke order
國-tbw.png
Stroke order
國-order.gif
Taiwanese
stroke order
國-torder.gif
simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 田戈口一 (WIRM), four-corner 60153, composition)

  1. nation, country, nation-state

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 219, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4798
  • Dae Jaweon: page 447, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 720, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+570B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gwok3, Yale gwok3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. country

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

A variant of "國" commonly found in old books of pre-modern Korea.

Hanja[edit]

(guk)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: guk, McCune-Reischauer: kuk, Yale: kwuk)
  • Name (hangeul): 나라 (revised: nara, McCune-Reischauer: nara, Yale: nala)
  1. country, state, nation, land

Compounds[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin guó (guo2), simplified )

  1. country; nation

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin guó (guo2), Wade-Giles kuo2)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*guək)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , POJ kok (kok4))

Pronunciation[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quốc, cuốc)