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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic 广 (building) + phonetic  – the bottom or base, foundation of a building. Note that 氐 is a figure bowing or stooping, hence connotation of “down”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 53 广+5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 戈竹心一 (IHPM), 戈竹女戈 (IHVI), four-corner 00242, composition广)

  1. bottom, underneath, underside

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 344, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9262
  • Dae Jaweon: page 653, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 878, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5E95

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping dai2, Yale dai2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana そこ, romaji soko)

  1. the bottom

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana てい, romaji tei)

  1. base of a logarithm

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeo, ji) (hangeul [[, ]], revised jeo, ji, McCune-Reischauer chŏ, chi)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (di3), de (de5), Wade-Giles ti3, te5)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(để, đáy, đé, đẽ, đây)