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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  + 

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹人女戈水 (HOVIE), four-corner 22247)

  1. behind, rear, after
  2. descendants

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 366, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10098
  • Dae Jaweon: page 688, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 822, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5F8C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping hau6, Yale hau6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. behind, after

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あと, romaji ato)

  1. the back; the rear; behind
  2. the rest

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -go)

  1. after

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hu) (hangeul [[]], revised hu, McCune-Reischauer hu, Yale hwu)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin hòu (hou4), Wade-Giles hou4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hậu)