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What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
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Han character

(radical 10 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 火一山 (FMU), four-corner 90211)

  1. light, brilliant, shine, beam, ray
  2. only

References

  • KangXi: page 124, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1350
  • Dae Jaweon: page 262, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 266, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5149

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale gwong1)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

Noun

(hiragana ひかり, romaji hikari)

  1. light

Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 광, revised gwang, McCune-Reischauer kwang)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin guāng (guang1), Wade-Giles kuang1)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*guɑng)


Vietnamese

Han character

(quang, cuông, quàng, quăng)

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