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U+52A0, 加
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-52A0

[U+529F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+52A1]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
5 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 19 +3, 5 strokes, cangjie input 大尸口 (KSR), four-corner 46000, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 146, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2297
  • Dae Jaweon: page 329, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 366, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+52A0

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Bronze inscriptions Chu bamboo and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
加-bronze.svg 加-silk.svg 加-seal.svg 加-bigseal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
妿 *kaːl, *qaːl
*ɡaːls
*ka, *kal, *kraːl
*ɡa, *ɡal, *kraːl
*ɡa, *ɡal
*ɡa, *ɡal, *kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːls
*kraːls
*ɡʷal

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (mouth).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ka/kee - literary;
  • ke - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/ka/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨ/
Li
Rong
/ka/
Wang
Li
/ka/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ka/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiā
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiā
Middle
Chinese
‹  ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤraj/
English add

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 # 1/1
No. 5873
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kraːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to put on top of another object
  2. to add; to put in
    /   ―  jiāyán  ―  to add salt
  3. to increase; to raise
  4. to impose; to foist; to grant
  5. placed after a monosyllabic adverb to indicate an increase in the degree; more
  6. (arithmetic) to add
  7. A surname​.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (jiǎn, “to subtract”)

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. add, addition, increase
  2. Canada

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ga)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): (revised: ga)
    • Name (hangeul): 더할 (revised: deohal)
  1. To add

Compounds[edit]

  1. 加入 (가입)
  2. 加濕機 (가습기)
  3. 追加 (추가)
  4. 增加 (증가)
  5. 參加 (참가)
  6. 添加 (첨가)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gia, chơ)

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