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U+52FE, 勾
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-52FE

[U+52FD]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+52FF]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 20, +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 心戈 (PI), four-corner 27720, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 150, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2500
  • Dae Jaweon: page 339, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 256, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+52FE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*koː, *koːs
*koː
*koː, *ɡo
*koː, *koːs, *kos, *ɡo
*koː, *koːs, *kʰoː
*koː, *koːʔ, *koʔ
*koː, *koːs, *ɡo
*koːʔ
*koːʔ
*koːʔ, *ko
*koːʔ
*koːʔ
*koːʔ
豿 *koːʔ, *qʰroːɡ
*koːʔ
*koːs, *kʰoːs, *qʰoːs, *kos
*koːs
*kʰoːʔ, *kʰoʔ
*qʰoː
*qʰoːʔ, *qʰos
*qʰoːʔ, *ɡo
*qʰoːs
*qʰoːs, *ɡoːs
*qʰoːs
*ko
*ko
*ko
*ko
*ko
*ko
*koʔ, *kos
*kos, *ɡo
*kos
*ɡo
*ɡo
*ɡo
*ɡo
*ɡo
*ɡo
*ɡo, *qʰo, *qʰoʔ, *qʰos
*qʰo, *qʰoʔ
*qʰoʔ
*qʰoʔ, *qʰos
*qʰos

Variant of , via .

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: gau1 - rare (due to homophony with ).
Note: gău - “to bracket (e.g. a sentence)”.
Note:
  • kio/ko͘ - literary;
  • kau - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (137)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kəu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kəu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kəu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kəw/
    Li
    Rong
    /ku/
    Wang
    Li
    /kəu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kə̯u/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    gōu
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    gōu
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kuw ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[k]ˁ(r)o/
    English curved

    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
    No. 7061
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*koː/
    Notes
    Definitions[edit]

    1. to bend; to curve; to crook; to hook
    2. to draw; to delineate
    3. to tick; to mark; to tick off
    4. to cut off or cut out; to strike out; to cross out
    5. to collude; to conspire
    6. to entice; to induce; to attract
    7. to catch; to arrest
    8. (cooking) to mix thoroughly to make something thicken
    9. to get; to call; to summon
    10. (historical geometry) The shorter leg of a right triangle
    Coordinate terms[edit]
    • (geometry): ()
    Compounds[edit]

    Pronunciation 2[edit]



    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (137)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kəuH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kəuH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kəuH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kəwH/
    Li
    Rong
    /kuH/
    Wang
    Li
    /kəuH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kə̯uH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    gòu
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 2/2
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    gòu
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kuwH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[k]ˁ(r)ok-s/
    English loan for 彀 draw a bow to the full

    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 # 2/2
    No. 7079
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*koːs/
    Definitions[edit]

    1. trap; trick
    2. Alternative form of (gòu, “to be enough; to be sufficient; to reach; can”).
    3. A surname​.
    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“hook, barb; sickle; etc.”).
    (This character, , is the second-round simplified form of .)
    Notes:

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. be bent

    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gu, gwi) (hangeul , , revised gu, gwi, McCune–Reischauer ku, kwi)

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (câu, cấu, )

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