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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 手土土卜 (QGGY), four-corner 53000, composition)

  1. divide
  2. hang
  3. get caught
  4. same as

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 438, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12267
  • Dae Jaweon: page 788, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1890, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+639B

Chinese[edit]

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simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /kua⁵¹/
Harbin /kua⁵³/
Tianjin /kuɑ⁵³/
Jinan /kua²¹/
Qingdao /kua⁴²/
Zhengzhou /kua³¹²/
Xi'an /kua⁴⁴/
Xining /kua²¹³/
Yinchuan /kua¹³/
Lanzhou /kua¹³/
Ürümqi /kua²¹³/
Wuhan /kua³⁵/
Chengdu /kua¹³/
Guiyang /kua²¹³/
Kunming /kua̠²¹²/
Nanjing /kuɑ⁴⁴/
Hefei /kua⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /kua⁴⁵/
Pingyao /kuɑ³⁵/
Hohhot /kua⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /ko³⁵/
/kua³⁵/
Suzhou /ko⁵¹³/
Hangzhou /kuɑ⁴⁴⁵/
Wenzhou /ko⁴²/
Hui Shexian /kua³²⁴/
Tunxi /kuːə⁴²/
Xiang Changsha /kua⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /kuɒ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /kuɑ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kua⁵³/
Taoyuan /kuɑ⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kwa³³/
Nanning /kʷa³³/
Hong Kong /kwa³³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kua²¹/
/kui²¹/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kuɑ²¹²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /kua³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kʰua²¹³/
/kue²¹³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kua³⁵/
/kɔi³⁵/
/kɔi³³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (28)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣuɛH/ /kwaiH/ /kuɛH/ /kʷɯæH/ /kwaɨjH/ /kwaiH/ /kuæiH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4558 0 /*kʷreːs/ 俗同掛

Definitions[edit]

  1. to hang, to suspend
  2. suspense

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. hang
  2. suspend
  3. depend
  4. arrive at
  5. tax
  6. pour

Readings[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gwae) (hangeul , revised gwae, McCune-Reischauer kwae, Yale kway)

  1. hang, suspend
  2. divide

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(quẩy, khoải, quảy, quai, quấy, quẫy, quải, quậy)

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