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U+783C, 砼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-783C

[U+783B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+783D]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 112 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一口人一 (MROM), composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Coined 1953, from (“person”) + (“work”) + (“stone”).

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation is from , treated as its phonetic component. Serendipitously, the pronunciation also resembles the word for “concrete” in some European languages; cf. French béton, German Beton, Russian бето́н (betón).

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. concrete