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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 94 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 火口戈大 (FRIK), composition ⿰⿳⿱)

  1. beast, animal
  2. bestial

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 719, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1130, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 2, page 1369, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7363

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "thing of hair". Compound of (ke, hair) and (mono, thing). Medial -da- acts as a genitive marker, also seen in 果物 (kudamono, fruit).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana けだもの, romaji kedamono)

  1. an animal covered in fur; a beast
    • 1079: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 6 (back))
      ケタモノ

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1979 [1079], Hiroshi Tsukishima, Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 12: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Kyūko Shoin, ISBN 4-7629-3099-7:

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(su) (hangeul , revised su, McCune-Reischauer su, Yale swu)

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