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Translingual

Stroke order
11 strokes

Han character

? (radical 32, ?+8, 11 strokes, cangjie input (TCG), four-corner 44104, composition ???)

References

  • KangXi: page 231, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5197
  • Dae Jaweon: page 468, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 449, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+57FA

Chinese

simp. and trad.
?
alternative forms ?
?
?
?
?

Glyph origin

Historical forms of the character ?
Shang Western Zhou Warring States Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han) Liushutong (compiled in Ming)
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Chu Slip and silk script Small seal script Transcribed ancient scripts
?-oracle.svg ?-bronze.svg ?-silk.svg ?-seal.svg ?-bigseal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (, OC *k?): phonetic ? (OC *k?, *) + semantic ? ("earth") - a foundation of earth.

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

"gay"
Borrowed from English gay into Cantonese, then from Cantonese to Mandarin.

Pronunciation

Definitions

?

  1. +foot of a wall; foundation
  2. base of any building; foundations; basis
  3. (figuratively) basis; foundation; base
  4. + to lay a foundation
  5. cardinal; basic; capital; fundamental
  6. (chemistry) radical; group
  7. +Alternative form of ? ("whole year, month or day").
  8. Short for (J?lóng, "Keelung").
    ?  -  B?i B?i J?  -  Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung
  9. (neologism, slang) gay; homosexual
    ??  -  g?oj?  -  to be gay; to engage in homosexual activities
    ??  -  j?y?u  -  gay buddy
  10. A surname​.

Synonyms

  • (gay): (feminine connotation) ? (j?)

Compounds


Japanese

Kanji

?

(grade 5 "Ky?iku" kanji)

  1. base
  2. be based on

Readings

  • Go-on: ? (ko)
  • Kan-on: ? (ki, J?y?)
  • Kun: (moto, ?, J?y?); (motoi, ?, J?y?); ? (motozuku)
  • Nanori: (nori); (hajimu); (hajime); (moto); (motoi)

Compounds

References

Etymology 1

Proper noun

?() o (Motoi)

  1. A male given name
  2. A surname​.

Etymology 2

Noun

Kanji in this term
?

Grade: 5
kun'yomi

?() o (moto)

  1. Alternative form of ?

Etymology 3

Counter

?(?) o (-ki)

  1. counter for grounded things (e.g. pyramids, electric power plants, wells, toro (Japanese traditional lantern), tombs)
  2. counter for wooden grave tablet (() (sotoba))

Korean

Hanja

? o (gi) (hangeul ?, revised gi, McCune–Reischauer ki)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Vietnamese

Han character

? (c?)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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