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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (to pound) +  (rice)

Han character[edit]

(radical 119 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 竹X火木 (HXFD), composition)

  1. cooked, dry rice flour, (same as ) cured dried grain; parched wheat or rice

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kaau3, Yale kaau3)

  1. a lump
  2. measure word
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Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Usually written as in Cantonese


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jiù (jiu4), qiǔ (qiu3), Wade-Giles jiu4, qiu3)

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