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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 32 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一一土 (MMG), four-corner 10104, composition)

  1. white earth
  2. to daub with white mud

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 232, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5215
  • Dae Jaweon: page 469, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 449, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+580A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Jyutping ok3, Yale ok3)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. whitewash

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ‎(しら, shira, white) +‎ ‎(つち, tsuchi, earth, soil). The shira portion can alternately be pronounced shiro.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しらつち, romaji shiratsuchi)

‎(hiragana しろつち, romaji shirotsuchi)

  1. white soil or earth, such as chalk
  2. kaolin or other clay used for pottery or ceramics
  3. white lacquer

Usage notes[edit]

Uncommon spelling. More commonly spelled as 白土.

Alternative forms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ak) (hangeul , revised ak, McCune-Reischauer ak)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Pinyin è (e4), Wade-Giles o4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ác)

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