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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
戈-order.gif
Taiwanese
stroke order
戈-torder.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that there are two different stroke orders.

Etymology[edit]

戈 戈 戈
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Ideogram (指事); a tool or weapon on a pole, the pole having developed into the long upper-left to lower-right diagonal stroke.

Han character[edit]

(radical 62 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 戈 (I), four-corner 53000)

  1. halberd, spear, lance
  2. radical 62

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gwo1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kho, Guangdong k'o1; ko1 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim ko1, go1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ge1), (hu1), huī (hui1), (xi1), Wade-Giles ko1, hu1, hui1, hsi1)

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. Dagger-axe ( ancient weapon ), spear, lance, halberd

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. a Chinese surname

Usage notes[edit]

Used for phonetic in foreign name

戈登 (Gordon)
探戈 (Tango)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*guɑ)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA ko (ko1), Guangdong go1)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(qua, quơ, quờ)