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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 土竹山戈 (GHUI), four-corner 46113, composition)

  1. piece, lump
  2. yuan, dollar

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 235, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5319
  • Dae Jaweon: page 472, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 464, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+584A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping faai3, Yale faai3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かたまり, romaji katamari)

  1. lump, mass, clump, clod, glob

Alternative forms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(goe) (hangeul , revised goe, McCune-Reischauer koe)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin kuài, simplified )

  1. piece; chunk; lump; part
    • 切成 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Bǎ ròu qièchéng xiǎo kuài. [Pinyin]
      Cut the meat into bite-sized pieces.
    • 成了 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      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
    • 塊錢 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]yī kuàiqián [Pinyin] — a yuan, a dollar

Classifier[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin kuài, simplified )

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

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khối, cỏi, khỏi, hòn, khói)

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