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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

The character was originally a verb meaning "to meet", whose modern pronunciation is yàn. It was later borrowed for the proximal demonstrative "this/here", by a confusion in handwriting with . 遮箇 and 遮個 are found in old texts.

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 卜卜一口 (YYMR), four-corner 30306, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1258, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 38889
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1743, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3844, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9019


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Pronoun[edit]

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) this, these
    • [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Kàn zhè běn shū. [Pinyin]
      Read this book.

Synonyms[edit]

  • ("that, those")

See also[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. crawl

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jeo, eon) (hangeul , , revised jeo, eon, McCune-Reischauer chŏ, ŏn, Yale ce, en)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giá, gió)

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