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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from  ( → ); in present form Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  (meat, body) +  – part of the body, the leg.

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 月土戈中 (BGIL), composition)

  1. leg, foot
  2. base, leg, foundation

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 983, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29502
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1435, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2075, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+811A

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あし, romaji ashi)

  1. a leg

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gak) (hangeul , revised gak, McCune-Reischauer kak, Yale kak)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , Pinyin jiǎo (jiao3), jué (jue2), Wade-Giles chiao3, chüeh2)

Noun[edit]

jiǎo

  1. foot

See also[edit]

Compounds[edit]