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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic  – a kind of grass, in original sense.

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿心口 (TPR), four-corner 44627, composition)

  1. careless, frivolous
  2. illicit
  3. (grammatical particle) if, but, if only
  4. a surname
  5. a type of grass

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1023, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30790
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1482, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3194, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+82DF

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gau2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gōu (gou1), gǒu (gou3), Gǒu, Wade-Giles kou1, kou3)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cẩu, cảu, càu, )