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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – blocks of wood

Han character[edit]

(radical 13 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 廿廿土月 (TTGB), four-corner 55557, composition or ⿱𠀎)

  1. a secluded place
  2. secret cabinet

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • (simplification is compounds, such as , from , and , from )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 129, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1540
  • Dae Jaweon: page 291, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 100, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+5193

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (137) (137)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kəu/ /kəuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kəu/ /kəuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/kəu/ /kəuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kəw/ /kəwH/
Li
Rong
/ku/ /kuH/
Wang
Li
/kəu/ /kəuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kə̯u/ /kə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gōu gòu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gòu
Middle
Chinese
‹ kuwH ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤ(r)o-s/
English 中冓 inner chamber

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
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 4190 4196
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*koː/ /*koːs/

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cấu)

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