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U+9AD8, 高
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9AD8

[U+9AD7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9AD9]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
高-bw.png
Stroke order
高-order.gif

Alternative forms[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 189 +0, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜口月口 (YRBR), four-corner 00227, composition)

  1. Kangxi radical #189, (tall).

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1451, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 45313
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1979, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4593, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9AD8

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
高-oracle.svg 高-bronze.svg 高-bigseal.svg 高-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*kaːw
*kaːw, *kaːws
*kaːw
稿 *kaːwʔ
*kaːwʔ, *kʰaːws
*kaːwʔ, *kʰaːwʔ
*kaːwʔ, *kaːws
*kaːwʔ
*kaːwʔ
*kaːwʔ
*kʰaːwʔ
*kʰaːwʔ, *kʰaːws, *qʰaːw
*kʰaːws
*qʰaːw
*qʰaːws, *qʰraːw, *qʰraw
*ɡaːw
*ɡaːw
*ɡaːw
*ɡaːw
*ɡaːwʔ
*ɡaːwʔ, *qʰraːwɢ
*ɡaːwʔ, *kʰraːw, *qʰaːwɢ
*ɡaːwʔ, *qʰaːwɢ
*ɡaːwʔ
*kruːʔ
*kʰraːw, *kʰraːws
*qʰraːw
*qʰraːw, *qʰraːws, *qʰaːwɢ
*kʰl'awʔ
*qʰraw, *qʰoːwɢ
*qʰaːwɢ, *qʰraːwɢ
*qʰaːwɢ, *qʰoːwɢ, *qʰoːɡ
*kʰraːwɢ
*kʰraːwɢ
*kʰraːwɢ
*qʰraːwɢ, *ɡraːwɢ, *ɡoːwɢ
*qʰraːwɢ

Pictogram (象形) – a picture of a building. compare to .

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (28)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kɑu/
Pan
Wuyun
/kɑu/
Shao
Rongfen
/kɑu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaw/
Li
Rong
/kɑu/
Wang
Li
/kɑu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kɑu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
gāo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
gāo
Middle
Chinese
‹ kaw ›
Old
Chinese
/*Cə.[k]ˤaw/
English high, tall

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. 3726
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kaːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tall; high
  2. of high level; above average
  3. loud
  4. (honorific) your
  5. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. tall
  2. high

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term
たか
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana たか, romaji taka)

  1. maximum, the limit

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(go)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: go, McCune-Reischauer: ko, Yale: ko)
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(cao, sào)

  1. high, tall

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Chữ Nôm. The modern equivalent is cao.

References[edit]