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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 or ⿰)

References[edit]

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

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“indignant; resentful; generous; impassioned; vehement; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative 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]
    You've got to like listening to this song.
Synonyms[edit]

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)

  1. sound of sighing

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): がい (gai); かい (kai)
  • Kun: なげく (nageku, 嘅く)

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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