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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (insect) +  (claw) – a scratching insect/pest.

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水戈中一戈 (EILMI), four-corner 17136)

  1. flea
  2. louse

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1078, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32893
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1547, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2836, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+86A4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zou2, Yale jou2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zǎo (zao3), zhǎo (zhao3), Wade-Giles tsao3, chao3)


Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana ぬみ, romaji numi)

  1. flea