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Translingual[edit]

The caterpillar of the geometer moth looks like measuring its journey, hence all such names as measuring worm, geometrid, inchworm, , 尺蠖, 자벌레, etc.

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 中戈尸人 (LISO), four-corner 57137, composition)

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References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1077, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32846
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1546, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2840, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+8687

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheok) (hangeul , revised cheog)

  1. (자벌레) inchworm, measuring worm, geometrid

Synonyms[edit]

  • (척, cheog)
  • (확, hwag)

See also[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chǐ (chi3), Wade-Giles ch'ih3)

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