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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形):  +  – stack of (clay, jade) tablets.

Also Simplified from in some characters, such as .

As with , there are two separate vertical strokes, not a single one. Note that the right component of is drawn differently, and is unrelated.

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土土 (GG), four-corner 40104, composition土)

  1. jade pointed at top
  2. jade tablet used by officials in ancient China when addressing the emperor in court

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gwai1, Yale gwai1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana けい, romaji Kei)

  1. A male or female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyu) (hangeul , revised gyu, McCune-Reischauer kyu, Yale kyu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin guī (gui1), Wade-Giles kuei1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khuê, quê, khoai, que)