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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 木竹土口 (DHGR), four-corner 44961)

  1. handcuffs, manacles, fetters

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 528, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14841
  • Dae Jaweon: page 917, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1215, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+688F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale guk1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration from older form てかし, itself a compound of (te, hand) + 架す (kasu, to bridge, to join two sides).

Noun[edit]

  1. manacles, handcuffs
Usage notes[edit]

This kanji is seldom used to spell the word てかせ. More common spellings include:


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (gu4), jué (jue2), Wade-Giles ku4, chüeh2)