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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (hand) +  – a hand (爪, 爫) picking from a tree (木).

Han character[edit]

(radical 165 +1, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月木 (BD), four-corner 20904, composition)

  1. collect, gather
  2. pick, pluck

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1290, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40116
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1790, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3898, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91C7

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , , Jyutping coi2, coi3, Yale choi2, choi3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(chae) (hangeul , revised chae, McCune-Reischauer ch'ae, Yale chay)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(traditional , , Pinyin cǎi (cai3), cài (cai4), Wade-Giles ts'ai3, ts'ai4)