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U+7B77, 筷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7B77

[U+7B76]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7B78]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 竹心木大 (HPDK), four-corner 88934, composition)

  1. chopsticks

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 886, character 23
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26100
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1314, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2975, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7B77

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From (kuài), originally euphemistic for (zhù), homophonous to (zhù, “to stay; to stop”). See 筷子 (kuàizi) for more.

Pronunciation[edit]



Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 4409
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰʷraːds/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. chopsticks

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 筷子 (“chopsticks”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 筷子
Mandarin Beijing 筷子
Taiwan 筷子
Tianjin 筷子
Jinan 筷子
Xi'an 筷子
Wuhan 筷子
Chengdu 筷子
Yangzhou 筷子
Hefei 筷子
Cantonese Guangzhou 筷子
Hong Kong 筷子
Taishan 筷子
Yangjiang 筷子
Gan Nanchang 筷子
Hakka Meixian 筷隻箸隻
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 筷仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 筷仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 筷仔
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan 筷子
Min Bei Jian'ou
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen 箸奇箸雙奇箸
Quanzhou 箸奇
Zhangzhou 箸奇奇箸
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Shantou
Wu Shanghai 筷子
Suzhou 筷兒
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha 筷子
Shuangfeng 筷子

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]