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Information about character(s)

Radical:
Radical Strokes: 10
Additional Strokes: 3
Total Strokes: 13

Pronunciation

Pinyin: kūn
Cantonese: kwan1
Korean: KON

Dictionary definitions

Unicode: to shear tree; ancient punishment

CE-Dict: scalping/to make the head bald (as corporal punishment)

21 Century bidirectional dictionary: 1.an ancient punishment of shaving the head
2.to shear trees

說文解字 - Shuowen: 《髟部》髡 𩮜髮也。从髟兀聲。

康熙字典文字版 【亥集上】【髟字部】 髡
【唐韻】苦昆切【集韻】【韻會】【正韻】枯昆切,𠀤音坤。【說文】𩮜髮也。从髟,兀聲。或从元。【周禮·秋官·掌戮】髡者使守積。【註】王之同族不宮之者,髡頭而已。【前漢·𠛬法志】當黥者,髡鉗爲城旦舂。 又人名。【孟子註】淳于髡,齊之辨士。 又樹禿曰髡。【齊民要術】種柳千樹足柴,歲可髡二百樹。 又【集韻】去骨切,音窟。又五忽切,音兀。義𠀤同。

CF-Dict: tondu