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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 竹田十口 (HWJR), four-corner 88603, composition)

  1. numerary adjunct, piece
  2. single

Descendants[edit]

  • (abbreviation of 箇 as Japanese counter)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 886, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1314, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2983, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+7B87

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 古賀切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/ /kaH/ /kɑH/ /kɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kaH › /*kˤa[r]-s/ piece, item

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4207 1 /*kaːls/

Classifier[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin , traditional or , simplified )

  1. the most commonly used measure word. Often used in place of all other measure words, particularly when the correct measure word is not known by the speaker.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  • Normally written as when used as a counter for months

Readings[edit]

Counter[edit]

(katakana , romaji -ヶ)

  1. used with numbers in the ichi-ni-san counting system

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

It is often written in katakana with a small ke, but it is always pronounced as "ka."

Derived terms[edit]

Counter[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -ko)

  1. : articles

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gae) (hangeul , revised gae, McCune-Reischauer kae, Yale kay)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Counter[edit]

  1. Han form of cái

Adjective[edit]

  1. Han form of cái