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See also:
U+55AB, 喫
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55AB

[U+55AA]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55AC]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口手竹大 (RQHK), four-corner 67034, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 200, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3987
  • Dae Jaweon: page 422, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 648, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+55AB

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*pʰoŋ, *boŋ, *ɡaːds
*kreːds
*kʰjeds, *ɡeːds, *kʰjed
*ɡjeds
*kʰeːds, *kʰeːd, *kʰeːd, *kʰɯd
*kʰeːds
*ɡeːds
*ɡeːds
*kreːd, *sqʰeːd
*kʰreːd
*qreːd, *kraːd, *kʰeːd
*qreːd
*sqʰeːd
*sqʰeːd
*keːd
*keːd, *ɡeːd
*keːd, *kʰeːd
*kʰeːd
*kʰeːd
*ŋeːd
*qʰeːd
*ŋ̊ʰeːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋ̊ʰeːɡ): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  (OC *kʰeːds, *kʰeːd, *kʰeːd, *kʰɯd).

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to eat”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.
variant forms
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Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (dialectal Cantonese) to eat; to have one's meal
    / [Cantonese]  ―  jaak3 faan6 [Jyutping]  ―  to eat a meal

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“to eat”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Shunde
Zhongshan
Dongguan
Taishan
Doumen
Kaiping
Shaoguan
Yunfu
Yangjiang
Xinyi
Lianjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Singapore
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. devour
  2. ingest
  3. eat or drink
  4. to be struck by someone or something
  5. smoke

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(kkik) (hangeul )

  1. eat
  2. drink
  3. suffer, endure, bear

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khịt, khế, khịa, khiết, ngật)

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