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See also: kuai and

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 土木大 (GDK), composition)

  1. piece, lump
  2. yuan; any currency unit

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 226, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4948
  • Dae Jaweon: page 461, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 428, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5757

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Yale faai3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin kuài (kuai4), Wade-Giles k'uai4)

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin kuài, traditional )

  1. piece; chunk; lump; part
    • 切成 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Bǎ ròu qièchéng xiǎo kuài. [Pinyin]
      Cut the meat into bite-sized pieces.
    • 成了 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Tā bèi gē chéngle sān kuài. [Pinyin]
      It was cut into three parts.
  2. (colloquial, followed by 錢‎) Yuan (), the Chinese currency or other currency
    • 块钱 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]yī kuàiqián [Pinyin] — a yuan, a dollar

Classifier[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin kuài, traditional )

  1. classifier for piece of something (food, cloth, stone); piece of; chunk of
    • 蛋糕 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]yī kuài dàngāo [Pinyin] — a piece of cake
    • 木头 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]yī kuài mùtóu [Pinyin] — a piece of wood

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khối)

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