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U+5609, 嘉
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5609

[U+5608]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+560A]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 土口廿口 (GRTR) or X土口廿口 (XGRTR), four-corner 40461, composition)

  1. excellent, good
  2. joyful
  3. auspicious
  4. to praise, commend

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 205, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4176
  • Dae Jaweon: page 427, character 25
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 672, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5609

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
妿 *kaːl, *qaːl
*ɡaːls
*ka, *kal, *kraːl
*ɡa, *ɡal, *kraːl
*ɡa, *ɡal
*ɡa, *ɡal, *kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːl
*kraːls
*kraːls
*ɡʷal

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kraːl): semantic  + phonetic (OC *kraːl).

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/ka/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨ/
Li
Rong
/ka/
Wang
Li
/ka/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ka/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiā
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiā
Middle
Chinese
‹  ›
Old
Chinese
/*kˤ<r>aj/
English excellent

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5872
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kraːl/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. ka, ga
  2. jia, chia
  3. yoshi

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ga) (hangeul , revised ga, McCune-Reischauer ka)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gia)

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