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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

 +  +  – originally a hand 攵 breaking a pot. Pot figure similar to earlier forms of , replaced/simplified in large seal script to (earlier ) – a child with head down, and hair/lines going down.

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 竹人卜月大 (HOYBK), four-corner 28240, composition)

  1. penetrate, pervade
  2. penetrating

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 371, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10245
  • Dae Jaweon: page 698, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 844, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5FB9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale chit3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana あきら, romaji Akira)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana とおる, romaji Tōru)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheol) (hangeul , revised cheol, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏl, Yale chel)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin chè (che4), Wade-Giles ch'e4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(triệt, trẹt, trê, trệt, trịt, trít, xẹt)