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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
請-bw.png
Stroke order
請-order.gif
Japanese
stroke order
請-jorder.gif

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜口手一月 (YRQMB), four-corner 05627, composition)

  1. ask, request
  2. invite
  3. please

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1167, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35640
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1632, character 28
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3981, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8ACB

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping cing2, Yale ching2)

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Japanese[edit]

Japanese stroke order
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Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. beg; ask
  2. ask; request
  3. entertain sincerely
  4. (普請) donate to constructing a temple or a shrine
  5. receive

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 5645
  • Halpern: 1576
  • Halpern Learners: 1060
  • Heisig: 1536
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 7a8.8
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Usage notes[edit]

The stroke order in Japanese differs slightly from Chinese, as shown.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(cheong) (hangeul , revised cheong, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏng, Yale cheng)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin qǐng (qing3), Wade-Giles ch'ing3)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thỉnh, thảnh, thín, thinh)

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