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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic  – a ditch or drain for water.

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 水廿廿月 (ETTB), four-corner 35147)

  1. ditch, drain, narrow waterway
  2. 10^32

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 639, character 34
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17944
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1046, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1692, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+6E9D

See also[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale kau1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みぞ, romaji mizo)

  1. a ditch
  2. a groove
  3. a gulf; a gap

Number[edit]

(hiragana こう, romaji )

  1. A number of 1032 in modern Japanese since 17th century.

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin gǎng (gang3), gōu (gou1), kòu (kou4), Wade-Giles kang3, kou1, k'ou4)


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gou)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(câu)