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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (grass) +  (hand)

While graphically  + , this is not the etymology.

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 廿人土水 (TOGE), composition)

  1. to measure
  2. to calculate

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1049, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31582
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1510, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3265, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+84A6

See also[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
huò ‹ hwɛk › /*m-qʷˁrak/ catch, get

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwak) (hangeul , revised hwak, McCune-Reischauer hwak)

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