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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (clothes) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 145 +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 卜田木女 (YWDV), four-corner 00732)

  1. wrap, bind
  2. encircle, confine

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1119, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34372
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1585, character 29
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3096, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+88F9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gwo2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa, Yale kwa)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin guǒ (guo3), Wade-Giles kuo3)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khoả)