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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tree) + phonetic  – teach under a tree.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 木卜金大 (DYCK), four-corner 40948, composition)

  1. school
  2. military field officer

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 522, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14713
  • Dae Jaweon: page 910, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1205, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6821

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gaau3, haau6, Yale gaau3, haau6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 学校 (がっこう, gakkō): school
  • 校僕 (こうぼく, kōboku): school custodian
  • 校舎 (こうしゃ, kōsha): school building
  • 校門 (こうもん, koumon): school gate

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gyo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gyo, McCune-Reischauer: kyo, Yale: kyo)
  • Name (hangeul): 학교 (revised: hakgyo, McCune-Reischauer: hakkyo, Yale: hakqkyo)
  1. school, educational establishment

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xiào (xiao4), Wade-Giles hsiao4)

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Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Can be used in set phrases including the abbreviation 在校 (from 学), for example: 在校斗殴 ("fighting at school").

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giáo, hiệu, hào)

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