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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
戈-order.gif
Taiwanese
stroke order
戈-torder.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that there are two different stroke orders.

Etymology[edit]

戈 戈 戈
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Ideogram (指事); a tool or weapon on a pole, the pole having developed into the long upper-left to lower-right diagonal stroke.

Han character[edit]

(radical 62 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 戈 (I), four-corner 53000, composition丿)

  1. halberd, spear, lance
  2. radical 62

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 411, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11530
  • Dae Jaweon: page 752, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1397, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6208

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (戈), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古禾切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑ/ /kuɑ/ /kuɑ/ /kuɑ/ /kwa/ /kuɑ/ /kuɑ/

Noun[edit]

  1. (archaic) dagger-axe (an ancient Chinese weapon similar to an halberd)

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

Used for phonetic in foreign name

戈登 (Gordon)
探戈 (Tango)

See also[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png Dagger-axe on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia:Dagger-axe

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa, Yale kwa)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*guɑ)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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