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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + , 耂 as phonetic, 子 as semantic.

Alternative explanation: Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (an old man with long hair, bent over) +  (a child) – an old man and a child, filial piety between generations. Compare top component to .

Han character[edit]

(radical 39 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 十大弓木 (JKND), four-corner 44407, composition)

  1. filial piety
  2. obedience
  3. mourning

Derived characters[edit]

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 278, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6952
  • Dae Jaweon: page 546, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1011, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5B5D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping haau3, Yale haau3)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Source : mahou kanji dictionary - 孝 (Takashi)

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana たかし, romaji Takashi)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyo) (hangeul , revised hyo, McCune-Reischauer hyo, Yale hyo)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xiào (xiao4), Wade-Giles hsiao4)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(xàu)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hiếu, hếu)