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U+5605, 嘅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5605

[U+5604]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5606]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口日戈山 (RAIU) or 口竹心山 (RHPU), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 204, character 43
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4170
  • Dae Jaweon: page 427, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 662, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+5605

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms Mainland China
o既 nonstandard

From (“generic classifier”).

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Pronunciation 1[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(chiefly Cantonese)

  1. Possessive particle: ’s
    佢哋 [Cantonese]  ―  keoi5 dei6 ge3 [Jyutping]  ―  their, theirs
  2. Used to link a noun, an adjective or a phrase to a noun to describe it. that; who
    藍色天空 / 蓝色天空 [Cantonese]  ―  laam4 sik1 ge3 tin1 hung1 [Jyutping]  ―  blue sky
  3. Used at the end of a declarative sentence for emphasis.
    一定 [Cantonese, trad.]
    一定 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Nei1 sau2 go1 jat1 ding6 ngaam1 nei5 teng1 ge3. [Jyutping]
    I've got to like listening to this song.
Synonyms[edit]
Dialectal synonyms of (“possessive particle”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Malaysia
Singapore
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Chaozhou
Shantou
Wu Shanghai
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Definitions[edit]

(Cantonese)

  1. Used at the end of a sentence to show
    1. Agreement or confirmation.
      真係 [Cantonese, trad.]
      真系 [Cantonese, simp.]
      Gin6 saam1 jau6 zan1 hai6 gei2 leng3 ge2. [Jyutping]
      The shirt is actually quite pretty.
    2. Doubt or surprise.
      點解 / 点解 [Cantonese]  ―  Dim2 gaai2 wui5 gam2 ge2? [Jyutping]  ―  Why is it so?

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gae) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer kae)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngấy, gáy, gấy, ngáy, ngậy)

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