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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (movement) + phonetic  – to meet with (on the road).

Han character[edit]

(radical 162 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿田日 (YTWA), four-corner 35306)

  1. come across, meet with, encounter

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1264, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39082
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1759, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3875, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+906D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping zou1, Yale jou1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zāo (zao1), Wade-Giles tsao1)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tao)