Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (walk) + phonetic  – to hasten (walking) towards an object of interest.

Han character[edit]

(radical 156 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 土人尸十水 (GOSJE), four-corner 41804)

  1. what attracts one's attention
  2. interesting
  3. to interest

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1218, character 35
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 37207
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1689, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3490, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8DA3

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping ceoi3, Yale cheui3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chwi, chuk) (hangeul [[, ]], revised chwi, chuk, McCune-Reischauer ch'wi, ch'uk, Yale chwi, chwuk)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (qu4), Wade-Giles ch'ü4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(thú, )