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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (tree) + phonetic  – the seeds or nuts of a tree. By extension, the kernel or core generally.

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +6, 10 strokes, cangjie input 木卜女人 (DYVO), four-corner 40982)

  1. seed, kernel, core, nut
  2. atom

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 524, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14743
  • Dae Jaweon: page 912, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1206, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6838

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale hat6, wat6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かく, romaji kaku)

  1. atomic nucleus
  2. (algebra) kernel
  3. (astronomy) core, nucleus
  4. cell nucleus

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(haek, hol) (hangeul [[, ]], revised haek, hol, McCune-Reischauer haek, hol, Yale hayk, hol)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (he2), (hu2), Wade-Giles ho2, hu2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hạch, cây, cơi, hột)