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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水尸木 (ESD), four-corner 31904, composition)

  1. ditch, canal, channel, gutter

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 633, character 48
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17764
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1040, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1645, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6E20

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (30)
Final () (22)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɡɨʌ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɡiɔ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɡiɔ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/gɨə̆/
Li
Rong
/ɡiɔ/
Wang
Li
/ɡĭo/
Bernard
Karlgren
/gi̯wo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ gjo ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ](r)a/
English canal

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 7042
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡa/

Noun[edit]

  1. a passage that water or other liquids may flow along, and it is made by people: channel, ditch, canal, drain
    /   ―    ―  drainage services

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Pronoun[edit]

  1. (literary) third person pronoun; he, she, it
    源頭活水 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    源头活水 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: 朱熹, 觀書有感
    Wèn nǎ dé qīng rú xǔ, wèi yǒu yuántóu huóshuǐ lái. [Pinyin]
    [I want to] ask it [the pond] why it can be so clear. It is because running water continuously flows in.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (Cantonese, Hakka)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(geo) (hangeul , revised geo, McCune-Reischauer kŏ, Yale ke)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cừ, gừa, khờ)

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