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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (man) – uncle, a kind of man.

Han character[edit]

(radical 134 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹X田大尸 (HXWKS), four-corner 77427, composition)

  1. mother's brother, uncle

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1004, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30208
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1460, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3040, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8205

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kau5, kau3, Yale kau5, kau3)

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

/sihi1to2/: [shipitwo] → [shiɸitwo] → [shiɸito]. See next entry.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しひと, romaji shihito)

  1. a father-in-law

Etymology 2[edit]

From shihito: [shipitwo] → [shiɸitwo] → [shiɸito] → [shiɸuto] → [shiwuto] → [shiuto] → [shuːto].

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しゅうと, romaji shūto, historical hiragana しうと)

  1. a father-in-law

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiù (jiu4), (yu2), (yu4), Wade-Giles chiu4, yü2, yü4)

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Compounds[edit]