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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形):  (fruit) +  (tree) – fruit () on a tree ().

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input (WD), four-corner 60904)

  1. fruit
  2. result

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 516, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14556
  • Dae Jaweon: page 904, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1168, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+679C

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 古火切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑX/ /kuɑX/ /kuɑX/ /kuɑX/ /kwaX/ /kuɑX/ /kuɑX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guǒ ‹ kwaX › /*kˁorʔ {*[k]ˁo[r]ʔ}/ fruit; result
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4767 3 /*kloːlʔ/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 果敢 (kakan): resolute, determined
  • 果実 (kajitsu): fruit, berry
  • 果樹 (kaju): fruit tree
  • 果汁 (kajū): fruit juice
  • 果糖 (katō): fruit sugar
  • 果肉 (kaniku): flesh of fruit
  • 果報 (kahō): good fortune
  • 果物 (kudamono): fruit
  • 青果 (seika): vegetables and fruits

Counter[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -ka)

  1. pieces of fruit

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji ka)

  1. fruit
  2. (Buddhism) phala, attained state, result
  3. (Buddhism) enlightenment (as the fruits of one's Buddhist practice)

See also[edit]

  • (in): cause, factor
  • 悟り (satori): Buddhist enlightenment

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quả, hủ)

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