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Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology

Originally written as five horizontal lines, similar to 一二三 but in common writing the lines would blend together. Two lines were turned vertical and the right one was shortened, to form one stroke with the middle horizontal line.

Han character

(radical 7 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 一木一 (MDM), four-corner 10107)

  1. five
  2. used as a surname

References

  • KangXi: page 86, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 257
  • Dae Jaweon: page 178, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 11, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+4E94
  • Chinese Numeral
    • Last: (four)
    • Next: (six)

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale ng5)


Japanese

Number

(, go)

  1. five, 5

Noun

(hiragana , romaji go)

  1. five
  2. a name of a hole of a wind instrument

Kanji

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 오 (revised: o, McCune-Reischauer: o, Yale: o)
  • Name (hangeul): 다섯 (revised: daseot, McCune-Reischauer: tasŏt, Yale: tases)

Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin (wu3), Wade-Giles wu3)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(ngũ)

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