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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 96 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 一土戈十水 (MGIJE), four-corner 13132, composition)

  1. ball, sphere, globe, orb
  2. round

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 732, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21011
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1144, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1114, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7403

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping kau4, Yale kau4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. ball

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana きゅう, romaji kyū)

  1. sphere; globe; orb
  2. (baseball) pitch

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たま, romaji tama)

  1. ball
  2. bulb

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qiú (qiu2), Wade-Giles ch'iu2)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cầu)