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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
教-bw.png

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(old man and child) +  (action) – an old man teaching a child.

Han character[edit]

(radical 66 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十木人大 (JDOK), four-corner 48440, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 472, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13213
  • Dae Jaweon: page 823, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1459, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6559

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古肴切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣau/ /kau/ /kau/ /kɯau/ /kaɨw/ /kau/ /kau/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiāo ‹ kaew › /*s.[k]ˤraw/ teach
jiào ‹ kaewH › /*s.kˤraw-s/ teaching; instruction

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.

Definitions[edit]

  1. to teach; class
  2. religion, religious teachings
  3. a surname

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana さとし, romaji Satoshi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyo) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer kyo, Yale kyo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giáo, dáo, ráu, tráo)

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