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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 69 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹一中 (HML), four-corner 72221)

  1. a catty (approximately 500 g)
  2. an axe / ax
  3. keen, shrewd
  4. KangXi radical number 69

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 479, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13534
  • Dae Jaweon: page 837, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2022, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+65A4

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gan1, Yale gan1)

Romanization[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Jyutping gan1)

  1. (Hong Kong) catty or kan, a traditional unit of weight, legally defined as equal to 0.60478982 kilograms (公斤)

See also[edit]


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kin, Guangdong kin1, Hagfa Pinyim gin1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(geun) (hangeul , revised geun, McCune-Reischauer kŭn, Yale kun)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jīn (jin1), Wade-Giles chin1)

Noun[edit]

  1. catty

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA kin (kin1), kun (kun1), Guangdong gin1, gun1)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cân, rìu, gần)