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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (say) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 149 +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 卜口廿廿月 (YRTTB), four-corner 05657)

  1. explain
  2. discuss
  3. talk
  4. speak
  5. say

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1175, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35824
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1640, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4004, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8B1B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale gong2)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(hiragana こう, romaji -kō)

  1. mutual financial assistance association
    いわゆる「ネズミ (こう)」を運営 (うんえい)したとして、無限連鎖講防止法違反 (むげんれんさこうぼうしほういはん) (うたが)いが ()たれています。
    iwayuru "nezumi-kō" o un'ei shita toshite, mugenrensakō bōshihō ihan no utagai gamotareteimasu.
    He is being held on suspicion of violating the Law on Prevention of Pyramid Schemes for operating the so-called "Mouse Mutual Assistance Association."

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gang) (hangeul , revised gang, McCune-Reischauer kang, Yale kang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin jiǎng (jiang3), quán (quan2), Wade-Giles chiang3, ch'üan2)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kóng,káng)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(giảng, nhãng)