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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (words, language) + phonetic  – to speak boastfully.

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜口大一尸 (YRKMS), four-corner 04627)

  1. exaggerate
  2. brag, boast
  3. flaunt

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1161, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35474
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1625, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3962, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+8A87

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale kwa1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin kuā (kua1), kuàng (kuang4), Wade-Giles k'ua1, k'uang4)