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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +13, 16 strokes, cangjie input 手人卜月 (QOYB), four-corner 58027, composition)

  1. catch, capture, seize, arrest

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 458, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12816
  • Dae Jaweon: page 807, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1961, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+64D2

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Jyutping kam4, Yale kam4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a compound of 取り ‎(tori, taking, capturing, the 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 取る toru, “to take, to capture”) +‎ ‎(ko, child; small thing).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana とりこ, romaji toriko)

  1. prisoner, captive, slave

Usage notes[edit]

Also used metaphorically, such as ‎(koi no toriko, literally love's slave).

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(geum) (hangeul , revised geum, McCune-Reischauer kŭm, Yale kum)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin qín (qin2), dàn (dan4), Wade-Giles ch'in2, tan4)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cầm)

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