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Modern (Beijing) reading: gē
Preclassic Old Chinese: kāt
Classic Old Chinese: kāt
Western Han Chinese: kāt
Eastern Han Chinese: kāt
Early Postclassic Chinese: kāt
Middle Postclassic Chinese: kāt
Late Postclassic Chinese: kāt
Middle Chinese: kât
English meaning : to injure
Russian meaning[s]: 1) отрезать, отделить; 2) прирезать (землю от себя другому); 3) урезать, скостить, уменьшить (напр. ренту); 4) косить, жать; 5) погубить (напр. репутацию)
Comments: A somewhat later meaning (attested since L. Chou) is "to cut, clip". Viet. cắt is colloquial; regular Sino-Viet. is cát.
Sino-Tibetan etymology: Sino-Tibetan etymology
Dialectal data: Dialectal data
Radical: 18
Four-angle index: 2822
Karlgren code: 0314 d-e
Vietnamese reading: cắt

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