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U+4E21, 両
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E21

[U+4E20]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E22]
See also: and

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 1 +5, 6 strokes, cangjie input 一山月 (MUB), four-corner 10227, composition or ⿻⿱)

  1. two
  2. both, pair, couple
  3. ounce, tael

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 78, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46
  • Dae Jaweon: page 157, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 19, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E21

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. both
  2. old Japanese coin
  3. two

Readings[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. counter for carriages (e.g. in a train)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Shinjitai. As this form conflates the traditional characters and , some may prefer not to simplify the latter, or to use the extended shinjitai form .

Compounds[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Prefix[edit]

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りょう, romaji ryō-, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. both
  2. two

Counter[edit]

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana りょう, romaji -ryō, historical hiragana りやう)

  1. cars of a train