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U+5DE7, 巧
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5DE7

[U+5DE6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5DE8]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 48, +2, 5 strokes, cangjie input 一一女尸 (MMVS), four-corner 11127, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 325, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8721
  • Dae Jaweon: page 628, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 412, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5DE7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • haau2 - literary;
  • kiu2 - vernacular variant (“skillful; opportune”, also written as ).
  • Hakka
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • khá - vernacular (“rare but exquisite; fake; cunning”);
    • khiáu - vernacular (“ingenious; cunning; skillful; pretty”);
    • kháu - literary.
    Note:
    • ka2 - vernacular;
    • kiao2/kiou2 - literary (kiou5 - Chaozhou).
  • Wu

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 2/2
    Initial () (29) (29)
    Final () (90) (90)
    Tone (調) Rising (X) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () II II
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kʰˠauX/ /kʰˠauH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kʰᵚauX/ /kʰᵚauH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kʰauX/ /kʰauH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kʰaɨwX/ /kʰaɨwH/
    Li
    Rong
    /kʰauX/ /kʰauH/
    Wang
    Li
    /kʰauX/ /kʰauH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kʰauX/ /kʰauH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    qiǎo qiào
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    qiǎo
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ khæwX ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*[kʰ]ˁruʔ/
    English artful

    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 # 1/2 2/2
    No. 7410 7411
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    1 1
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kʰruːʔ/ /*kʰruːs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. skill; technique
    2. ingenious; skillful
    3. hypocritical; fake; cunning
    4. exquisite; elaborate
    5. (Xiamen, Zhangzhou Min Nan) pretty; beautiful
    6. opportune; coincidental
      真是  ―  Zhēnshì tài qiǎo le!  ―  What a coincidence!
    7. fortunately; by chance
    8. (Hefei Mandarin) cheap
    9. A surname​.

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

    1. clever, skillful

    Readings[edit]

    Etymology 1[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    たく(み)
    Grade: S
    kun’yomi

    Proper noun[edit]

    (たくみ) (Takumi

    1. A male given name

    Etymology 2[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    こう
    Grade: S
    on’yomi

    Proper noun[edit]

    (こう) ( (historical kana かう)

    1. A male given name

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gyo) (hangeul , revised gyo, McCune–Reischauer kyo)

    1. skillful, ingenious, clever

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (xảo)

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