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Translingual[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +10, 18 strokes, cangjie input 月大人土 (BKOG), four-corner 20414, composition)

  1. chickens
  2. 10th of the Chinese Zodiac animals (rooster)
  3. domestic fowl

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1369, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42124
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1875, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4105, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96DE

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gai1, Yale gai1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kai (kai1), ke (ke1), Guangdong kai1, ke1 [Meixian, Kwangtung], kai1, kie1 [Siyan]; kai1, Hagfa Pinyim gai1, ge1, gie1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. alternative form for : a chicken (a bird)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gye) (hangeul , revised gye, McCune-Reischauer kye, Yale kyey)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (ji1), Wade-Giles chi1)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*gei)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ koe (koe1), ke (ke1))


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, ke)