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See also: , , and (kǒu)

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
囗-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

囗 囗 囗 囗
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 31 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 月一 (BM), XX月一 (XXBM), four-corner 60000)

  1. erect, proud
  2. upright
  3. bald
  4. used as a shorthand for some other characters, including and

Usage notes[edit]

This character (囗) is used for enclosures; if a square is used within a character, then the character is instead .

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 216, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 439, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+56D7

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping wai4, Yale wai4)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ vûi, Guangdong vi2, vwi2 [Meixian], wui2 [Hailu], wi2 [Siyan], vui2 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim vi2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(guk, wi) (hangeul , , revised guk, wi, McCune-Reischauer kuk, wi, Yale kwuk, wi)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wéi (wei2), guó (guo2), Wade-Giles wei2)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA ûi (ui5), kok (kok4), Guangdong ui2, gok7)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vi)

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