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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
科-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

+ (measure)

Han character[edit]

(radical 115 +4, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹木卜十 (HDYJ), four-corner 24900, composition)

  1. section, department
  2. science
  3. (biology) family

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 850, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24950
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1274, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2595, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+79D1

Chinese[edit]

-
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (科), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 溪 (29)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 苦禾切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuɑ/ /kʰuɑ/ /kʰuɑ/ /kʰuɑ/ /kʰwa/ /kʰuɑ/ /kʰuɑ/
Character (科), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 溪 (29)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 苦卧切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰuɑH/ /kʰuɑH/ /kʰuɑH/ /kʰuɑH/ /kʰwaH/ /kʰuɑH/ /kʰuɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4926 3 /*kʰoːl/
4930 3 /*kʰoːls/

Noun[edit]

(classifier )

  1. division, branch

Verb[edit]

  1. to punish; to fine or levy taxes

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. grade
  2. categorized classes or the text of law
  3. graded crimes
  4. examinations graded in classes
  5. divide taxes or crimes
  6. a (circular) hole

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 4130
  • Halpern: 1138
  • Halpern Learners: 775
  • Heisig: 1179
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 5d4.3
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana , romaji -ka)

  1. department, section
  2. (taxonomy) family

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa, Yale kwa)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(khoa)

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