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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (two people) +  (ground) = two people sitting on the ground.[1]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 人人土 (OOG), four-corner 88104, composition人)

  1. sit
  2. seat
  3. ride, travel by
  4. (archaic) to offend, to violate (a decree or law)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/character-etymology.php?searchChinese=1&zi=%E5%9D%90#
  • KangXi: page 225, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4931
  • Dae Jaweon: page 460, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 423, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5750

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping co5, zo6, Yale cho5, jo6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jwa) (hangeul , revised jwa, McCune-Reischauer chwa)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin zuò (zuo4), (wu4), Wade-Giles tso4, wu4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tọa, ngồi, toà, toạ)