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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kʷaːs): phonetic  ‎(OC *kʷaːs, *ɡʷaːʔ) + semantic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 181 +12, 21 strokes, cangjie input 竹土一月金 (HGMBC) or 戈土一月金 (IGMBC), four-corner 31286, composition)

  1. look back
  2. look at
  3. look after
  4. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1409, character 38
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 43689
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1928, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4392, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+9867

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuoH/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuoH/
Shao
Rongfen
/koH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kɔH/
Li
Rong
/koH/
Wang
Li
/kuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuoH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kuH ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ʷˤaʔ-s/ (~ *[k]ʷˤaʔ)
English look around

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. 5293
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʷaːs/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(go) (hangeul , revised go, McCune-Reischauer ko, Yale ko)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cố)

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