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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (two dogs) +  (words) (㹜 = + , two forms of “dog”). A place where dogs are barking (言) at each other, a jail with guard dogs.

Han character[edit]

(radical 94 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 大竹卜口大 (KHYRK), four-corner 43234, composition)

  1. prison, jail
  2. case
  3. lawsuit

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 717, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20603
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1128, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1365, character 16
  • Unihan data for U+7344

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale yuk6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ok) (hangeul , revised ok, McCune-Reischauer ok, Yale ok)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngục)

Readings[edit]

  • Nôm: ngục

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999