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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Stroke order
(alternative)
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shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形)

龜 龜 龜
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 213 +0, 16 strokes, cangjie input 竹月尸尸 (HBSS), 弓X山 (NXU), four-corner 27117)

  1. turtle or tortoise indifferently
  2. cuckold

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gau1, gwai1, gwan1, Yale gau1, gwai1, gwan1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ kwui, Guangdong kui1; kwi1 [Meixian], kwui1 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim gui1)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu, gyun, gwi) (hangeul [[, , 귀]], revised gu, gyun, gwi, McCune-Reischauer ku, kyun, kwi, Yale kwu, kyun, kwi)


Mandarin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin guī (gui1), qiū (qiu1), jūn (jun1), Wade-Giles kuei1, ch'iu1, chün1)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA kui (kui1), ku (ku1))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(qui, quân, quy)