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U+5481, 咁
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5481

[U+5480]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5482]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 30, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口廿一 (RTM), four-corner 64070, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 184, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3477
  • Dae Jaweon: page 403, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 598, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5481

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic (mouth) + phonetic (OC *kaːm).

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Some postulate that it is the fusion of 個物 (MCH mɨut̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) so, to such an extent
    做咩冇腦 [Guangzhou Cantonese, trad.]
    做咩冇脑 [Guangzhou Cantonese, simp.]
    zou6 me1 nei5 gam3 mou5 nou5 gaa3? [Jyutping]
    Why are you so stupid?
Synonyms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. Alternative form of .
  2. Alternative form of .

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. Alternative form of (“question particle”).

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. milk

Etymology 5[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“bit; to hold in the mouth; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. so

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): かん (kan); がん (gan)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Việt readings: hàm, cam, cám
: Nôm readings: cam, căm

Hán tự in this term

Verb[edit]

  1. chữ Hán form of căm (to bear resentment against).

References[edit]