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U+5905, 夅
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5905

[U+5904]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5906]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kluːmʔ, *kluːms, *kromʔ, *kloːms
*kluːmʔ, *kluːms
*kʰluːms
*kr'oːms, *qʰloːms
*kruːŋs, *ɡruːŋ, *ɡloːŋ, *ɡluːŋ
*kruːŋs, *ɡruːŋ
*kruːŋs
*ɡruːŋ
*ɡruːŋ
*ɡruːŋ
*ɡ·ruːŋ
*ɡ·ruːŋ
窿 *ɡ·ruːŋ
*ɡ·ruːŋ

Pictogram (象形) – feet pointing down, descent (feet at top, legs pointing down – upside-down). Compare footprints in , and foot in , .

Han character[edit]

(radical 34 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 竹水手 (HEQ) or X竹水手 (XHEQ), composition)

  1. to descend
  2. to come down from heaven
  3. to send down

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 244, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5695
  • Dae Jaweon: page 485, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 868, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5905

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)

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