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U+9EB9, 麹
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9EB9

[U+9EB8]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9EBA]
See also: , , and

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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]

Compounds[edit]

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Kanji in this term
こうじ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana こうじ, romaji kōji, historical hiragana かうじ)

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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]

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

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