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Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 39 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 弓木 (ND, four-corner 17407, composition))

  1. offspring, child, son, daughter
  2. fruit, seed of
  3. the first sign (rat) of the Chinese zodiac
  4. master, e.g. Kongzi and Laozi meaning "Master Kong" and "Master Lao"

References

  • KangXi: page 277, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6930
  • Dae Jaweon: page 543, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1006, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+5B50

Cantonese

Hanzi

(jyutping zi2, Yale ji2)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana , romaji ko)

  1. child
    おとこ
    Otoko no ko
    A male child.
  2. some object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another object
    会社
    がいしゃ
    Kogaisha
    A subsidiary.
  3. an object of such a state or property
    ふり
    Furiko
    a pendulum: an object that swings.
  4. roe (only when preceded by a fish, or fish-related prefix)
    明太子
    飛び子

Kanji

(grade 1 kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 자 (revised: ja, McCune-Reischauer: cha)
  • Name (hangeul): 아들()

Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin (zi3), Wade-Giles tzu3)

Compounds


Middle Chinese

Han character

(*tziə̌)


Vietnamese

Han character

(tử, , tở)

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