𤆬

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𤆬 U+241AC, 𤆬
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-241AC
𤆫
[U+241AB]
CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B 𤆭
[U+241AD]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

𤆬 (radical 86 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹山火 (HUF), composition)

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Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
𤆬
alt. forms


𡥘 Teochew
“to marry”

Glyph origin[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  — the mother hen leads four chicks .

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

𤆬 (Min Nan)

  1. to lead; to guide
  2. (of a man) to marry; to take a wife
  3. to take care of; to bring up; to nurture
    𤆬囡仔 [Min Nan]  ―  chhōa gín-á [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]  ―  to take care of a child; to babysit
  4. to kidnap

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Mandarin, this word is only used in names, such as 𤆬治 (chhōa-tī in Min Nan, homophone of 𤆬弟, "to lead to a brother"), given to girls to lead to the birth of a son.

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