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U+87F3, 蟳
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-87F3

[U+87F2]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+87F4]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142, +12, 18 strokes, cangjie input 中戈尸一戈 (LISMI), four-corner 57146, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1098, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33634
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1562, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2894, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+87F3

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. 𫊻

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (bug) + phonetic  (OC *ljum).

Etymology[edit]

Probably related to Vietnamese sam (king crab), which may be related to Proto-Mon-Khmer *kt₁aam, whence Khmer ក្ដាម (kdaam, crab), Mon ဂတာံ (crab) (Norman and Mei, 1976).

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

  1. swimming crab

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 螃蟹 (“crab”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 螃蟹,
Mandarin Beijing 螃蟹
Taiwan 螃蟹
Harbin 蟹子
Shenyang 螃蟹
Jinan 螃蟹
Muping 螃蟹, 肥蟹
Luoyang 螃蟹
Wanrong 螃蟹
Xi'an 螃蟹
Xining 螃蟹
Xuzhou 螃蟹
Yinchuan 螃蟹
Lanzhou 螃蟹
Ürümqi 螃蟹
Wuhan 螃蟹, 蟹子
Huanggang 蟹子
Chengdu 螃蟹
Guiyang 螃蟹
Guilin 螃蟹
Liuzhou 螃蟹
Kunming 螃蟹
Yangzhou 螃蟹
Nanjing 螃蟹
Hefei 爬蟹
Cantonese Guangzhou
Hong Kong
Hong Kong (San Tin Weitou)
Foshan
Shunde
Zhongshan (Shiqi)
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka)
Taishan
Kaiping (Chikan)
Dongguan
Shaoguan
Yangjiang
Xinyi 螃鉗
Lianjiang
Nanning 螃蟹 large, 螃鉗 small
Wuzhou 螃蟹
Yulin 螃鉗
Hepu 螃蟹
Danzhou
Kuala Lumpur
Gan Nanchang 螃蟹
Lichuan 螃蟹
Pingxiang 爬拐, 螃蟹
Hakka Meixian 老蟹
Luchuan 老蟹
Changting 螃蟹
Wuping 蟹子
Ninghua 螃蟹
Yudu 壙蟹
Shicheng 壙蟹
Shangyou 老蟹
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毛蟹
Liudui (S. Sixian) 老蟹
Hsinchu (Hailu) 毛蟹
Dongshi (Dabu) 老蟹
Hsinchu (Raoping) 老蟹, 毛蟹
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 老蟹
Hong Kong 老蟹
Sabah 老蟹
Senai 老蟹
Singkawang 老蟹
Huizhou Jixi 蟹蟹
Jin Taiyuan 螃蟹
Xinzhou 螃蟹
Hohhot 螃蟹
Min Bei Jian'ou 螃蟹
Songxi
Zhenghe
Jianyang 蟹仔
Wuyishan 蟹仔
Shibei 蟹仔
Min Dong Fuzhou 螃蟹
Changle 鰻蟹
Yongtai 老蟹
Min Nan Xiamen 蟳仔,
Quanzhou 蟳仔,
Zhangzhou 蟳仔,
Taipei
Kaohsiung 蟳仔
Tainan
Taichung 蟳仔
Wuqi 蟳仔
Hsinchu 蟳仔
Taitung
Lukang 蟳仔
Yilan 蟳仔
Penang
Singapore
Philippines (Manila)
Pingnan 螃蟹
Chaozhou
Haifeng
Johor Bahru
Wenchang
Haikou
Leizhou
Pinghua Nanning (Tingzi) 螃蟹
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wuxi
Hangzhou 湖蟹
Wenzhou , 十隻腳
Chongming , 老毛蟹
Danyang 螃蟹,
Jinhua
Ningbo
Xiang Changsha 螃蟹
Shuangfeng 螃蟹, 螃解子
Loudi 螃蟹
Quanzhou 螃蟹

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): じん (jin)
  • Kun: がざみ (gazami)