TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人竹木女 (OHDV), four-corner 22244, composition)

  1. dwarf
  2. dwarfish, short
  3. (historical) Japan
  4. (historical) Japanese

ReferencesEdit


CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale wo1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wi, wae (from Middle Korean wa))
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[, (from Middle Korean 와)]] (revised: wi, wae (from wa), McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae (from wa))
  • Name (hangeul): 왜나라 (revised: wae nara, McCune-Reischauer: wae nara)
  1. (유순할 왜, yusunhal-): docile, obedient
  2. (나라 이름 왜, nara-ireum-): ancient Japan, Yamato
    • 樂浪海中有倭人, 分爲百餘國 <漢書> [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 新字海, 民衆書林, 서울, 1967, p. 27.

MandarinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wēi)

  1. (archaic) obedient
  2. (archaic) winding; meandering

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (archaic) Japanese people; Japan

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 05:10