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Translingual[edit]

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trad.
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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(head) – the front of the head.

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +9, 18 strokes, cangjie input 十口一月金 (JRMBC), four-corner 31686, composition)

  1. forehead
  2. tablet, plaque
  3. fixed

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1406, character 40
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43586
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1924, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4384, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+984D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Jyutping ngaak6, Yale ngaak6)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひたい
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ひたい, romaji hitai, historical hiragana ひたひ)

  1. forehead

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
がく
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana がく, romaji gaku)

  1. framed picture
  2. sum, amount

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぬか
Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ぬか, romaji nuka)

  1. forehead
  2. kowtowing
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(aek) (hangeul , revised aek, McCune-Reischauer aek, Yale ayk)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(simplified , Pinyin é (e2), (ya2), Wade-Giles o2, ya2)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngæk)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngạch, nghệch, nghách, nghạch)

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