豈 - Dong Chinese dictionary

kǎi

how? what?

Origin unclear.

Components
山 unknown component

  Unknown component

shān

  

mountain

The purpose of this component is unclear.

豆 unknown component

  Unknown component

dòu

  

bean

The purpose of this component is unclear.

Evolution

豈 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
豈 Clerical script Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)

Clerical script

Cao Wei (Three Kingdoms: 222-280 AD)
豈 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

() 

how? what?; how? (emphatic question)

() 

kǎi

old variant of |[kǎi]; old variant of |[kǎi]

Most common words with 豈
Freq.
Word
Meaning

how? (emphatic question)

岂不

how couldn't...?

岂止

not only

岂非

wouldn't it be ... ?

岂有此理

ridiculous

Component uses

Sound component in 7 characters

榿