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U+5543, 啃
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5543

[U+5542]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5544]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口卜一月 (RYMB), four-corner 61027, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 194, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3798
  • Dae Jaweon: page 415, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 639, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5543

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. to gnaw; to nibble
  2. (figuratively) to delve into; to study or overcome
    書本 / 书本  ―  kěn shūběn  ―  to delve into books
  3. (onomatopoeic) cough

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (colloquial) to eat

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): しゅう (shū)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(sap) (hangeul , revised sap, McCune–Reischauer sap)

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