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U+89D2, 角
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-89D2

[U+89D1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+89D3]
See also: , , and 𧢲

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
角-order.gif
Japanese
stroke order
角-jorder.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Note distinctions between whether the central vertical stroke in 角 extends to the bottom (as in ), which is sometimes seen in simplified, or stops at the last horizontal line (like with 2 legs on the sides), which is used in traditional,Japanese, and some simplified – see the etymology.

Han character[edit]

(radical 148 +0, 7 strokes, cangjie input 弓月土 (NBG) or 弓月手 (NBQ), four-corner 27227)

  1. Kangxi radical #148, (horn).

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1139, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35003
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1606, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3919, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+89D2

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms “role; actor”

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
角-oracle.svg 角-bronze.svg 角-bigseal.svg 角-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*sɡroːɡ, *kroːɡ
*kroːɡ
*kroːɡ, *ɡ·roːɡ
*kʰroːɡ
*ɡroːɡ
*ɡoːɡ
*ɡoːɡ
*ɡoːɡ

Pictogram (象形) – a horn.

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • jiǎo - colloquial (“horn; angle; corner; ten cents; role; actor; to contend; Horn mansion”);
  • jué - literary (“role; actor; music note; to contend; Horn mansion”).

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /t͡ɕiɑu²¹⁴/
/t͡ɕyɛ³⁵/
Harbin /t͡ɕiau²¹³/ 三~
/t͡ɕia²¹³/ 斜抹掉~
Tianjin /t͡ɕiɑu¹³/
/t͡ɕye⁴⁵/ ~色
Jinan /t͡ɕyə²¹³/
/t͡ɕiɔ²¹³/
Qingdao /t͡ɕyə⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /t͡ɕyo³¹²/
Xi'an /t͡ɕyo²¹/
Xining /t͡ɕyu⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /kə¹³/
/t͡ɕye¹³/
Lanzhou /t͡ɕyə¹³/ 一~錢
/kə¹³/ 牆~子
Ürümqi /t͡ɕyɤ²¹³/
/kɤ²¹³/
Wuhan /t͡ɕio²¹³/ 一~錢
/kuo²¹³/ 牛~
Chengdu /ko³¹/
/t͡ɕyo³¹/
Guiyang /ko²¹/ 牛~
/t͡ɕio²¹/ 一~錢
Kunming /ko³¹/
Nanjing /koʔ⁵/
/t͡ɕioʔ⁵/
Hefei /t͡ɕyɐʔ⁵/
/kɐʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /t͡ɕyəʔ²/
Pingyao /t͡ɕyʌʔ¹³/
Hohhot /t͡ɕyaʔ⁴³/ ~~
/t͡ɕiɔ⁵³/ 圪~~
Wu Shanghai /koʔ⁵/
Suzhou /koʔ⁵/
Hangzhou /koʔ⁵/ 牛~
/t͡ɕiɑ⁵/ 一~
Wenzhou /ko²¹³/
Hui Shexian /kɔʔ²¹/
Tunxi /ko⁵/
Xiang Changsha /t͡ɕio²⁴/
/ko²⁴/
Xiangtan /ko²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /kɔʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /kok̚¹/
Taoyuan /kok̚²²/
Cantonese Guangzhou /kɔk̚³/
Nanning /kɔk̚³³/
Hong Kong /kɔk̚³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /kak̚³²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /kɔyʔ²³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /ku²⁴/
/kɔ²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /kak̚²/
Haikou (Min Nan) /kak̚⁵/

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (28)
Final () (10)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠʌk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚɔk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɔk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨwk̚/
Li
Rong
/kɔk̚/
Wang
Li
/kɔk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɔk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jue
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ kæwk ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.[k]ˤrok/
English horn, corner

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 6372
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kroːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. horn; antler
  2. angle; corner
  3. bugle; horn
  4. point
  5. (numismatics) one tenth of a yuan or dollar
    Synonyms: (máo)
  6. role; part; character
  7. actor; actress
  8. (music) third note in the Chinese pentatonic scale or mi
  9. to contend; to compete; to challenge
    /   ―  juédòu  ―  wrestle
  10. (astronomy) Horn mansion (one of the twenty-eight mansions)

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (37)
Final () (3)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/luk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/luk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/luk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ləwk̚/
Li
Rong
/luk̚/
Wang
Li
/luk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/luk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 6376
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡ·roːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Only used in 角里 (“placename”).

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado)

  1. A corner (e.g., of a desk; compare ).
  2. An edge.
  3. A street corner.

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana かく, romaji kaku)

  1. angle
  2. A bishop (shogi). Abbreviation of 角行.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana つの, romaji tsuno)

  1. horn, antler

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(gak, nok) (hangeul , , McCune-Reischauer kak, nok, Yale kak, nok)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(góc, dạc, giác, chác, giốc)

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