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U+5622, 嘢
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5622

[U+5621]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5623]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口田土弓 (RWGN), composition)

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Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic + phonetic .

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. (Cantonese, dialectal Hakka, Zhongshan Min) thing; matter; stuff (Classifier: )
    [Cantonese]  ―  hou2 je5! [Jyutping]  ―  Good stuff! Hooray!
    人哋 / 人哋 [Cantonese]  ―  gong2 jan4 dei6 ge3 je5 [Jyutping]  ―  to talk about other people's stuff
    日本泰國 [Cantonese, trad.]
    日本泰国 [Cantonese, simp.]
    nei5 soeng2 sik6 jat6 bun2 je5 ding6 sik6 taai3 gwok3 je5 aa3? [Jyutping]
    Do you want to eat Japanese food or Thai food?
  2. (Cantonese, derogatory) guy; fellow; devil (Classifier: ; )
  3. (Cantonese, euphemistic, always with the classifier) penis (Classifier: )
  4. (Cantonese) Classifier for occurrences of events.
    唔好但係 [Cantonese, trad.]
    唔好但系 [Cantonese, simp.]
    giu3 zo2 keoi5 m4 hou2 zoi3 zeot1 ngaan5, daan6 hai6 keoi5 hai6 dou1 jiu3 cyut3 do1 gei2 je5 gaa3 wo3. [Jyutping]
    I told him to stop rubbing his eyes, but he still goes on rubbing it a few more times.

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