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See also:
U+7B77, 筷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7B77

[U+7B76]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7B78]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
13 strokes

Han character[edit]

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

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 (first edition): volume 5, page 2975, character 15
  • Unihan data for U+7B77

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Etymology 1[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]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Hokkien) Alternative form of (“chopstick”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. chopsticks

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): かい (kai)
  • Kun: はし (hashi, )