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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (vase) + phonetic  – fermenting in a vase, making wine. 孝 is composed of “young + old”, hence connotations of “aging (in a vase), fermentation”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 164 +7, 14 strokes, cangjie input 一田十大木 (MWJKD), four-corner 14647)

  1. yeast, leaven

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1283, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39868
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1783, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3582, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9175

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gaau3, haau1, Yale gaau3, haau1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyo) (hangeul , revised hyo, McCune-Reischauer hyo, Yale hyo)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xiào (xiao4), Wade-Giles hsiao4), jiào

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diếu, giếu, dáo, giáo)

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