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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear – similar origin to , with additional stroke at top, now a 十 (cross).

Also Simplified from .

Han character[edit]

(radical 10 +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 十口竹山 (JRHU), four-corner 40216, composition or ⿱)

  1. transliteration for /k/ or /ko/
  2. gram, gramme
  3. to overcome, to subdue, to overthrow
  4. to restrain
  5. to be able to
  6. Ke (c. 2000 BC), the seventh of the legendary Flame Emperors (炎帝, Yándì) descended from the farmer god Shennong

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 124, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1355
  • Dae Jaweon: page 263, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 269, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+514B

See also[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (29)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/ /kʰək̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ khok › /*kʰˤək/ carry; able; dominate

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7480 0 /*kʰɯːɡ/ 甲金文象人首頂物回手叉腰示勝任,轉註爲勊

Noun[edit]

  1. gram
Compounds[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. gram, gramme
  2. to overcome, to subdue, to overthrow
  3. to restrain
  4. to be able to

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(geuk) (hangeul , revised geuk, McCune-Reischauer kŭk)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khắc)

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