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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 手卜口月 (QYRB), four-corner 50027)

  1. to clear, clarify

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 447, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12489
  • Dae Jaweon: page 798, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1935, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+641E

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gaau2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gǎo (gao3), Wade-Giles kao3)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gǎo)

  1. to do
  2. to work in, to be engaged in
  3. to make, to produce
  4. to manage, to take care of
  5. to get, to get hold of
  6. to set up, to organize
  7. (slang) to have sex, to fuck

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cảo, cào, cạo, xao, quào)