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See also:
U+52B9, 効
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-52B9

[U+52B8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+52BA]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 19, +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 卜大大尸 (YKKS), composition)

  1. efficacious, effectiveness
  2. to toil, to serve in the army

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 147, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2334
  • Dae Jaweon: page 331, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 370, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+52B9

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*keːws, *kreːwʔ
*pʰreːws
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *ɡreːwʔ
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw
*kreːw, *ŋɡreːwʔ, *qreːw
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *kreːws
*kreːw, *kreːwʔ, *ɡreːwʔ
*kreːw, *qʰreːws, *ɡreːws
*kreːwʔ
*kreːwʔ
*kreːwʔ, *ɡreːw
*kreːwʔ, *ɡreːw
*kreːws, *ɡreːws
*kreːws
*kʰreːw
*kʰreːw
*kʰraːw
*ŋɡreːwʔ
*ɡreːw
*ɡreːw
*ɡreːws
*ɡreːws
*ɡreːws
*keːwʔ
*keːwʔ
*keːwʔ
*qeːws
*pqreːwɢ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɡreːws): phonetic  (OC *kreːw) + semantic 

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to devote; result; effect; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana こう, rōmaji )

  1. efficacy, benefit, effect

(hiragana かい, rōmaji kai)

  1. Alternative form of 甲斐

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyo) (hangeul , revised hyo, McCune–Reischauer hyo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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