呱呱

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Chinese[edit]

crying sound of child crying sound of child
simp. and trad.
(呱呱)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Adverb[edit]

呱呱

  1. (onomatopoeia, literary) for the cry of a baby
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

呱呱

  1. (literary) infant; baby

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Adverb[edit]

呱呱

  1. (onomatopoeia) for sound of frogs, ducks, etc.: quack; croak; caw
  2. (onomatopoeia, literary) for crying, wailing or shouting
  3. (onomatopoeia, literary) for gulping water
  4. (onomatopoeia, literary) for talking fluently
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
Sino-Xenic (呱呱):
  • Japanese:  () () (koko)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji

Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

呱呱 (hiragana ここ, rōmaji koko)

  1. (onomatopoeia) representation of a baby's cry, especially the cry of a newborn baby
     () () (こえ)をあげる
    koko no koe o ageru
    to give a newborn's cry; to be born

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