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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈火月 (LIFB), four-corner 59127)

  1. long legged spider
  2. octopus
  3. chrysalis of mantis

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1083, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33072
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1551, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2855, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+86F8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping saau1, siu1, Yale saau1, siu1)


Japanese[edit]

蛸(tako)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たこ, romaji tako)

  1. an octopus

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(so) (hangeul , revised so, McCune-Reischauer so, Yale so)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shāo (shao1), Wade-Giles shao1)