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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

高 高 高 高
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) A picture of a building. compare to .

Alternative forms[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 189 +0, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜口月口 (YRBR), four-corner 00227, composition)

  1. high, tall
  2. lofty, elevated

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1451, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45313
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1979, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4593, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9AD8

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gou1, Yale gou1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kau, Guangdong kau1; kau1, ko1 [Hailu, Meixian, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim gau1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たか, romaji taka)

  1. maximum, the limit

Derived terms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(go)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: go, McCune-Reischauer: ko, Yale: ko)

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gāo (gao1), Wade-Giles kao1)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gāo)

  1. tall, high
  2. of high level, above average
  3. loud
  4. (honorific) your

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gāo)

  1. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-24.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*gɑu)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA ko (ko1), kau (kau1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cao, sào)