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U+54E5, 哥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-54E5

[U+54E4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+54E6]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
10 strokes

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一口弓口 (MRNR), four-corner 10621, composition可)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 190, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3641
  • Dae Jaweon: page 409, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 624, character 19
  • Unihan data for U+54E5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ɡ·raːlʔ
*kaːl
*kaːl, *ɡaːl
*kaːl
*kaːl
*kaːl
*kaːl
*kaːl
*kaːl
*kaːlʔ
*kaːlʔ
*kaːlʔ, *kaːnʔ
*kʰaːl, *kʰaːlʔ, *kʰaːls
*kʰaːl
*kʰaːlʔ
*kʰaːlʔ
*kʰaːlʔ, *kʰaːls
*kʰaːls, *ɡaːl
*qʰaːl, *qʰaːls
*qʰaːl
*qʰaːl
*qʰaːls, *ɡaːl, *ɡaːlʔ
*ɡaːl, *ɡaːlʔ
*ɡaːl
*ɡaːl
*ɡaːl
*ɡaːls
*qaːl
*qaːl, *qaːlʔ
*qaːl, *kʰraːls
*qaːl
娿 *qaːl, *qaːlʔ
*qaːl
*kʰraːlʔ
*qʰraːlʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kaːl): phonetic  (OC *kʰaːlʔ) + phonetic  (OC *kʰaːlʔ).

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: koh - only in 哥哥.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ka/
Li
Rong
/kɑ/
Wang
Li
/kɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 7437
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːl/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. older brother; elder brother
  2. older male relative of the same generation
  3. (polite) term of address for a male person of the same age
  4. Original form of (, “song”).

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ga) (hangeul , revised ga, McCune-Reischauer ka)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ca, kha)

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