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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (actually 庶 minus 灬). A hand measuring, using a tool.

Ultimately not related to , but similar simplification of top left components.

Han character[edit]

(radical 53 广+6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 戈廿水 (ITE), four-corner 00247, composition广廿)

  1. degree, system
  2. manner
  3. to consider

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 345, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9313
  • Dae Jaweon: page 655, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 880, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5EA6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duoH/ /dʱuoH/ /doH/ /duoH/ /dɔH/ /duH/ /doH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ duH › /*[d]ˤak-s/ measure (n.)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11902 0 /*daːɡs/ 說文庶省聲,實亦石聲

Noun[edit]

  1. linear measurement
  2. extent; limit
  3. law; standard
  4. tolerance

Suffix[edit]

  1. degree of, level of, measure of, -ness, -ity
      ―  shēn  ―  depth
    /   ―  cháng  ―  length
      ―  liàng  ―  brightness; luminance
    可信  ―  kěxìn  ―  reliability; believability
      ―    ―  color saturation
    /   ―  yán  ―  salinity

Classifier[edit]

  1. degree
    旋轉90 / 旋转90  ―  xuánzhuǎn 90   ―  rotate 90 degrees
    東經120 / 东经120  ―  dōngjīng 120   ―  longitude 120° E
    絕對零 / 绝对零  ―  juéduì líng  ―  absolute zero
    攝氏20 / 摄氏20  ―  shèshì 20   ―  20 degrees Celsius
  2. kilowatt-hour
  3. 0.01 dioptres
    近視300 / 近视300  ―  jìnshì 300   ―  –3.00 dioptres
  4. (alcohol concentration) percent
    紅酒酒精 [MSC, trad.]
    红酒酒精 [MSC, simp.]
    Hóngjiǔ jiǔjīng shí jǐ . [Pinyin]
    Red wine is around 10% alcohol.
  5. Classifier for events or occurrences; time
      ―  zài  ―  one more time

Verb[edit]

  1. to pass; to spend time

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: (7)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑk̚/ /dʱɑk̚/ /dɑk̚/ /dɑk̚/ /dak̚/ /dɑk̚/ /dɑk̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
duó ‹ dak › /*[d]ˤak/ measure (v.)

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11908 0 /*daːɡ/

Verb[edit]

  1. to speculate
  2. to measure; to estimate
    [Cantonese]  ―  jung6 baa2 cek3 dok6 haa5 [Jyutping]  ―  measure with a ruler
  3. to devise
    / [Cantonese]  ―  dok6 kiu4-2 [Jyutping]  ―  devise a smart idea

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. (Cantonese) Used to indicate location of something.
    唔通鎖匙 [Cantonese, trad.]
    唔通锁匙 [Cantonese, simp.]
    M4 tung1 ngo5 lau4 zo2 tiu4 so2 si4 hai2 gaa3 ce1 dou6? [Jyutping]
    Can it be that I left the key in the car?

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. degrees
  2. occurrence
  3. time
  4. counter for occurrences

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Counter[edit]

‎(hiragana たび, romaji -tabi)

  1. times

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -do)

  1. (geometry) degree of an angle
  2. degree in temperature, scale, and so on
  3. number of times
  4. percentage of alcohol concentration

‎(hiragana たび, romaji -tabi)

  1. time

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(do, tak) (hangeul , , revised do, tak, McCune-Reischauer to, t'ak)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(độ, dạc, đác, đạc, đọ, đủ, đù, dác, đo, đồ, đợ)

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