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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
哥-bw.png

Han character[edit]

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

  1. elder brother
  2. a term of address for a boy or a man

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.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final: (94)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: gē
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɑ/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/ /ka/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/ /kɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
7437 1 /*kaːl/

Noun[edit]

  1. older brother
  2. any older male

References[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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