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Character U+9EB9, 麹
Name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EB9
Block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EB8] [U+9EBA]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 199 +8, 15 strokes, cangjie input 手水心火木 (QEPFD), composition)

  1. yeast, leaven
  2. used as a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 1514, character 57
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 7, page 4605, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+9EB9

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“surname”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. malt

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

Kanji in this term
こうじ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

‎(hiragana こうじ, romaji kōji)

  1. mould grown on rice, barley, beans, etc. as a starter to make sake, miso, soy sauce, etc. (mold); malted rice; malt

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(guk) (hangeul , revised guk, McCune-Reischauer kuk, Yale kwuk)

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