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See also: [U+30A8 KATAKANA LETTER E] and Appendix:Variations of "i"

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a carpenter’s ruler.

Han character[edit]

(radical 48 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 一中一 (MLM), four-corner 10100)

  1. labour, work
  2. worker, labourer

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 325, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8714
  • Dae Jaweon: page 626, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 410, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5DE5

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gung1, Yale gung1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kung, Guangdong kung1, Hagfa Pinyim gung1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. work, craft, art, skill
  2. workman, artisan

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 陶工 (とうこう, tōkō)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gong)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: gong, McCune-Reischauer: kong)
  • Name (hangeul): 장인, 로동, 노동()

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gōng (gong1), Wade-Giles kung1)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(gung)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA kong (kong1), kang (kang1), khang (khang1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(công, cong, côông, gồng, trong, cung)