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You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
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See also hao

Translingual

Stroke order
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Etymology

Radical: +

Han character

(radical 38 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 女弓木 (VND), four-corner 47447)

  1. good, excellent, fine
  2. well
  3. to like, to prefer something

See also

References

  • KangXi: page 255, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6053
  • Dae Jaweon: page 518, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1028, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+597D

Cantonese

Hanzi

(jyutping hou2, Yale hou2, hou3)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 4 kanji)

  1. fondness; what one likes

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 호, revised ho, McCune-Reischauer ho)


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Adjective

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin hǎo)

  1. good, well

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin hào)

  1. be fond of

Hanzi

(pinyin hǎo (hao3), hào (hao4), Wade-Giles hao3, hao4)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*xaù, *xǎu)


Vietnamese

Han character

(hảo, háo, háu, hão, hếu, hiếu, hấu, hẩu)

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