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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 竹大中一戈 (HKLMI) or 一大中一戈 (MKLMI), four-corner 20136, composition)

  1. silkworms

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1077, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32869
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1546, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2837, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8695

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (6)
Final () (85)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/tʰenX/
Pan
Wuyun
/tʰenX/
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰɛnX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/tʰɛnX/
Li
Rong
/tʰenX/
Wang
Li
/tʰienX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/tʰienX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
tiǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 6703 12390
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*zluːm/ /*hl'iːnʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 豎蚕竖蚕.

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. silkworm

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
かいこ
Grade: 6
kun'yomi
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Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かいこ, katakana カイコ, romaji kaiko)

  1. the silkworm (Bombyx mori)

Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as カイコ.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(cheon, jam) (hangeul , , revised cheon, jam, McCune-Reischauer ch'ŏn, cham, Yale chen, cam)

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