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See also: , , and 𧢲
U+89D2, 角
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-89D2

[U+89D1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+89D3]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Simplified
Japanese
Korean
Stroke order
角-order.gif
Stroke order
(Japan)
角-jorder.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

In the character in traditional Chinese, as well as in Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese, the central vertical stroke does not extend below the last horizontal line, the one formed by the seventh, last stroke. This creates an appearance roughly equivalent to enclosed in the top part of .

However, in simplified Chinese, the central vertical stroke in extends to the bottom of the character (as in ). This difference applies to all simplified Chinese characters containing this radical.

Note that the Chinese and Japanese stroke order is slightly different for the fifth and sixth strokes, as illustrated in the animations above.

Han character[edit]

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

  1. Kangxi radical #148, .

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]

trad.
simp. #
variant forms
𧢲
“role; actor”

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shang Western Zhou Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
角-oracle.svg 角-bronze.svg 角-seal.svg 角-bigseal.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”).
Note:
  • go2 - vernacular;
  • juo2 - literary.
  • (Dungan)
    (Note: Dungan pronunciation is currently experimental and may be inaccurate.)
  • Cantonese
  • Hakka
  • Min Bei
  • Min Dong
  • Min Nan
  • Wu

    • 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
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    jiǎo
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kæwk ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*C.[k]ˁrok/
    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
    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)
    Synonyms[edit]
    Dialectal synonyms of (“ten cents; dime”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese)
    Mandarin Beijing
    Taiwan
    Jinan
    Xi'an
    Wuhan
    Chengdu
    Yangzhou
    Hefei
    Cantonese Guangzhou 毫子
    Hong Kong 毫子
    Hong Kong (Weitou) 毫子
    Taishan 毫子
    Yangjiang 毫子
    Kuala Lumpur
    Gan Nanchang
    Hakka Meixian
    Miaoli (N. Sixian)
    Liudui (S. Sixian)
    Hsinchu (Hailu)
    Dongshi (Dabu)
    Zhuolan (Raoping)
    Yunlin (Zhao'an)
    Hong Kong
    Senai
    Jin Taiyuan
    Min Bei Jian'ou
    Min Dong Fuzhou
    Min Nan Xiamen
    Quanzhou
    Zhangzhou
    Chaozhou
    Johor Bahru
    Wu Suzhou
    Wenzhou
    Xiang Changsha
    Shuangfeng
    Coordinate terms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[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]

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana かど, rōmaji kado)

    1. A corner (e.g., of a desk; compare ).
    2. An edge.
       (つくえ) (かど)
      tsukue no kado
      edge of the desk
    3. A street corner.

    See also[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana かく, rōmaji kaku)

    1. angle
       (にゅう) (しゃ) (かく)]]
      nyūshakaku
      angle of incidence
    2. A bishop (shogi). Abbreviation of 角行.

    Noun[edit]

    (hiragana つの, rōmaji tsuno)

    1. horn, antler
      鹿 (しか) (つの)
      shika no tsuno
      deer antlers

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gak, nok)

    1. horn

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (góc, dạc, giác, chác, giốc)

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