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U+5BE1, 寡
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5BE1

[U+5BE0]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5BE2]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 40 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 十一金竹 (JMCH), four-corner 30227, composition)

  1. widowed
  2. alone; friendless
  3. (literary) few, minority

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 290, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7286
  • Dae Jaweon: page 574, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 947, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5BE1

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (99)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠuaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuaX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwaɨX/
Li
Rong
/kuaX/
Wang
Li
/kwaX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwaX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guǎ
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
guǎ
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwæX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[C.k]ʷˤraʔ/
English few

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4400
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷraːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on'yomi

(hiragana , rōmaji ka)

  1. minority
     () ()って (しゅう) (せい)する
    ka o motte shū o seisuru
    Majority can be conquered by minority.
Antonyms

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term
やもめ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

(hiragana やもめ, rōmaji yamome)

  1. widow
Derived terms[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quả, goá)

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