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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Alternative forms[edit]

Note that Chinese uses (), while Japanese uses ().

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  – to grab with the hand and abduct.

Japanese form replaces 另 with 叧, yielding: Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (hand) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 手口大尸 (QRKS), 手口尸竹 (QRSH), four-corner 56027)

  1. kidnap, abduct
  2. turn

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 425, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11955
  • Dae Jaweon: page 773, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1853, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+62D0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale gwaai2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(goe) (hangeul , revised goe, McCune-Reischauer koe, Yale koy)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin guǎi (guai3), Wade-Giles kuai3)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quải, quái, quảy, quẩy, quay, quày, quầy)