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U+55AB, 喫
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55AB

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

Han character[edit]

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

See also[edit]

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
*ŋ̥ʰeːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋ̥ʰeːɡ): 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.
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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

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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