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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]

Dialectal synonyms of (“he”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical
Mandarin Beijing
Taiwan
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 他家
Chengdu
Yangzhou
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Taishan
Yangjiang
Gan Nanchang
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Taiwanese Raoping
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Taipei
Chaozhou
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou 俚倷唔倷
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha
Shuangfeng

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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