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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Ideogram (指事) – a bent object. Earlier forms shaped more like a ‘U’.

Existed as traditional character, but also Simplified from  ( → [[ ]]) (elimination of ); also simplified form of variant .

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿田 (TW), 廿月金 (TBC), X廿田 (XTW), four-corner 55600)

  1. crooked, bent
  2. wrong, false
  3. sheet music
  4. yeast, mold (fermenting materials for beer and wine) (as simplified character for , )

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kuk1, Yale kuk1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana きょく, romaji kyoku)

  1. a piece of music

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gok) (hangeul , revised gok, McCune-Reischauer kok, Yale kok)

  1. bent, crooked
  2. false, wrong
  3. a piece of music

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (qu1), (qu3), Wade-Giles ch'ü1, ch'ü3)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*kiok)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khúc)