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See also:
U+944A, 鑊
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-944A

[U+9449]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+944B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167, +14, 22 strokes, cangjie input 金廿人水 (CTOE), four-corner 84147, composition)

  1. cauldron
  2. big caldron used in ancient China as a punishment of boiling criminals alive
  3. large iron pot

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1325, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40981
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1825, character 31
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 6, page 4262, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+944A

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ɢʷaːɡ): semantic (metal) + phonetic ().

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (104)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦwɑk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷɑk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwak̚/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑk̚/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣwɑk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huó
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5585
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɢʷaːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. cauldron (for food)
  2. cauldron (for execution by boiling)
  3. (Cantonese) wok
  4. (Cantonese) problem; trouble; blame
  5. (Cantonese) Classifier for the amount of food in a wok: wok
    / [Cantonese]  ―  caau2 wok6 faan6 [Jyutping]  ―  to fry a wok of rice
  6. (Cantonese) Classifier for occurrences of problems, conflicts, fights, etc.: time
    波士 [Cantonese, trad.]
    波士 [Cantonese, simp.]
    keoi5 bei2 bo1 si6 naau6 zo2 wok6 gam1 ge3. [Jyutping]
    He got a serious scolding from his boss.
    / [Cantonese]  ―  wok6 wok6 dou1 gam3 git6. [Jyutping]  ―  It's tricky every time.

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. cauldron
  2. large iron pot

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwak) (hangeul , revised hwak, McCune–Reischauer hwak, Yale hwak)

  1. caldron

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoạch, vạc)

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