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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 戈十水 (IJE), four-corner 43132)

  1. seek
  2. demand, request
  3. beseech

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 604, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17105
  • Dae Jaweon: page 998, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1547, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6C42

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 群 (30)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 巨鳩切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡɨu/ /gi̯ə̯u/ /ɡiu/ /ɡiu/ /guw/ /ɡĭəu/ /ɡiəu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
qiú ‹ gjuw › /*ɡu {*[ɡ](r)u}/ seek
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
10560 1 𧚍 /*ɡu/ 說文作裘古文,甲文爲蛷初文與裘大異

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana もとむ, romaji Motomu)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cầu, )

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