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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + .

Note that inner component is not – these are not cognate, and there is an extra stroke in 達 (two horizontal strokes at the bottom, not one).

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜土廿手 (YGTQ), four-corner 34304, composition𦍒)

  1. arrive at, reach
  2. intelligent

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping daat6, taat3, Yale daat6, taat3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana たち, romaji -tachi)

  1. Plural marker
    子供達 (こどもたち)
    kodomo-tachi
    children

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Note that 達 only clarifies that the number of people in question is more than one. It could be omitted when the plurality is already clear by context or not cared. The plurality marked with 達 is not syntactic one. 達 is normally used only for people.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(dal) (hangeul , revised dal, McCune-Reischauer tal, Yale tal)

  1. (통할 달, tonghal-) to reach, pass through

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (da2), (ta4), (ti4), Wade-Giles ta2, t'a4, t'i4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*dhɑt)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đạt, đác, đặt, đật, đợt, thớt)