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Mandarin
jiao3, jue2, gu3
English
Definitions
angle; horn; Chinese musical note; corner; horn-shaped; point
Etymology
Notes
Pictograph: an animal’s ridged horn; shuowen says it looks like a needlefish; in the seal form the point has been curved maybe because it is sharp like a knife