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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *koː): semantic  ‎(bamboo) + phonetic  ‎(OC *koː, *koːs)

Han character[edit]

(radical 118 +10, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹廿廿月 (HTTB), four-corner 88557, composition)

  1. bamboo basket
  2. bamboo frame

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 894, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 26320
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1321, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 2997, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7BDD

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Yale gau1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Kanji in this term
かがり
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かがり, romaji kagari)

  1. watchfire, fishing fire, bonfire
  2. iron basket for a fire
  3. guardhouse during the Kamakura period

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin gōu (gou1), Wade-Giles kou1)

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