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See also:
U+518E, 冎
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-518E

[U+518D]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+518F]

Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • The top section of the character turns left (◱) in PRC and Singapore, while it turns right (◲) elsewhere.

Han character[edit]

(radical 13 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 月弓月 (BNB))

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 129, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1525
  • Dae Jaweon: page 290, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 100, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+518E

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
l'oːl
ɡ·roːl, *kʷroːl
kloːl, *kloːls
kloːl, *qloːl
kloːl
kloːl, *ɡloːls
kloːl
koːl, *kroːl, *kʷroːl
kloːl
kloːl, *qloːl
kloːlʔ, *kloːls
kʰloːl
kʰloːl, *kr'oːl
ɡloːlʔ
qloːl
qloːl
kr'oːl
kr'oːl
kroːl, *kʷroːl
kroːl, *kʷroːl
kroːl, *kʷroːl
kroːlʔ
kroːlʔ
qʰroːls, *qʰʷroːls
kʷroːl
kʰʷroːl
kʰʷroːl

Pictogram (象形) - a skull.

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is an ancient form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. hollow
  2. scoop out

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa)

  1. tear [peel, strip, split, take] off: pare; rind; shuck; shell; hull; crack; remove; ex) ~ bone a chicken, ~clean[bone] a fish