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U+5496, 咖
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5496

[U+5495]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5497]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 口大尸口 (RKSR), four-corner 66000, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 185, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3523
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 610, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5496

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ka - literary;
  • ko - vernacular.
  • Wu
  • Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 咖啡 (kāfēi); also used as its short form.

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 咖喱 (gālí) and 咖哩 (kālǐ).

    Etymology 3[edit]

    From Min Nan (kha), shortened from 跤數跤数 (kha-siàu, “character; guy”), probably with influence from Mandarin 腳色脚色 (juésè, “character”).

    Alternatively, from English cast.

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. character; role (clarification of this definition is needed)

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology 4[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. Only used in 咖咖.

    Etymology 5[edit]

    Pronunciation[edit]


    Definitions[edit]

    1. The meaning of this term is uncertain.

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    • Go-on: (ke)
    • Kan-on: (ka)

    Compounds[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (eum (ga))

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