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Han character

(radical 12 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 廿金 (TC), four-corner 44801)

  1. together with, all, total
  2. to share

References

  • KangXi: page 127, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1458
  • Dae Jaweon: page 283, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 243, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5171

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale gung6)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 4 kanji)

Readings

Compounds

Noun

(hiragana とも, romaji tomo)

  1. both, all

Suffix

-共 (-ども, -domo)

  1. indicates plural

Synonyms

Usage notes

Affixing 共 to oneself indicates humbleness. Affixing 共 to other people is disrespectful compared to 達 (たち, tachi).

Related terms


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 공, revised gong, McCune-Reischauer kong)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin gòng (gong4), Wade-Giles kung4)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(cộng, cung, cụng, cùng, gọng, cọng, cũng)

Compounds

  • 共和 cộng hòa
  • 共張 cung trương

Readings

  • Nôm: cọng, cộng, cùng, cũng, cụng, gọng

References

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999

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