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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +13, 19 strokes, cangjie input 弓手中一戈 (NQLMI), four-corner 27136)

  1. crab (Brachyura)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1098, character 49
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33668
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1563, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2898, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+87F9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping haai5, Yale haai5)

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Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiè)

  1. crab (Brachyura)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Japanese. Possibly a compound of (kara, shell) +‎ (ni, red). Possibly cognate with Korean (ge, crab); compare the Jeju dialect word 깅이 (ging-i, crab).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かに, romaji kani)

  1. a crab (infraorder Brachyura)

Kikai[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana がにー, romaji ganii)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana がにー, romaji ganii)

  1. crab

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hae) (hangeul , revised hae, McCune-Reischauer hae, Yale hay)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin chán (chan2), dàn (dan4), tuó (tuo2), xiè (xie4), Wade-Giles ch'an2, tan4, t'o2, hsieh4)

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Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin xiè)

  1. crab (Brachyura)

Synonyms[edit]


Miyako[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かん, romaji kan)

  1. crab

Oki-No-Erabu[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana がに, romaji gani)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana がに, romaji gani)

  1. crab

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana がに, romaji gani)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana がに, romaji gani)

  1. crab

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giải)

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Yoron[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana がん, romaji gan)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana がん, romaji gan)

  1. crab