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See also: 豿

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

A dog (a Labrador)

(radical 94 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 大竹心口 (KHPR), four-corner 47220)

  1. dog, Canis lupus familiaris
  2. sentinel

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 709, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20345
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1121, character 22
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1341, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+72D7

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping gau2, Yale gau2)


Japanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. puppy, dog
  2. a sentinel
  3. a snoop or spy
  4. useless, wasteful

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 3565
  • Halpern: 345
  • Halpern Learners: not listed
  • Heisig: 2341
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 3g5.5
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いぬ, romaji inu)

  1. puppy

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu) (hangeul , revised gu, McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin gǒu (gou3), Wade-Giles kou3)

See also[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From some language ancestral to modern Hmong-Mien languages.

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin gǒu)

  1. dog

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • Peyraube, Alain. "Ancient Chinese." The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages. Ed. Roger D. Woodard. Cambridge UP, 2004. 1012.

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ káu)

  1. dog

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cẩu)