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See also:
U+8CFC, 購
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8CFC

[U+8CFB]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8CFD]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 154, +10, 17 strokes, cangjie input 月金廿廿月 (BCTTB), four-corner 65857, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1211, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 36885
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1677, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3654, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8CFC

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*koː
*koː
*koː
*koː, *kʰoː
*koː
*koː, *koːs
*koːs
*koːs
*koːs
*koːs
*koːs, *koːs
*koːs
*koːs
*kroːŋʔ
*kroːŋʔ
*kroːŋʔ, *qʰroːŋʔ
*kroːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *koːs): semantic  (shellfish) + phonetic  (OC *koː, *koːs).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • kiò/kò͘ - literary;
  • kio - vernacular (俗);
  • káng - vernacular.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Initial () (28)
    Final () (137)
    Tone (調) Departing (H)
    Openness (開合) Open
    Division () I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /kəuH/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /kəuH/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /kəuH/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /kəwH/
    Li
    Rong
    /kuH/
    Wang
    Li
    /kəuH/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /kə̯uH/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    gòu
    BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
    Character
    Reading # 1/1
    Modern
    Beijing
    (Pinyin)
    gòu
    Middle
    Chinese
    ‹ kuwH ›
    Old
    Chinese
    /*kˁ(r)o-s/
    English present (v.), give

    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 # 1/1
    No. 4192
    Phonetic
    component
    Rime
    group
    Rime
    subdivision
    0
    Corresponding
    MC rime
    Old
    Chinese
    /*koːs/

    Definitions[edit]

    1. to buy, to purchase
    2. to hire

    Compounds[edit]

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja[edit]

    (gu) (hangeul )

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    Vietnamese[edit]

    Han character[edit]

    (cấu)

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