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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (倭), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於爲切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuᴇ/ /ʔwie̯/ /ʔiue/ /ʔʷiɛ/ /ʔwiə̆/ /ǐwe/ /ʔjuɛ/
Character (倭), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏禾切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔwa/ /uɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Character (倭), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 烏果切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔwaX/ /uɑX/ /ʔuɑX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12888 3 /*qoːl/ 見漢書
12891 3 /*qoːlʔ/
12902 3 /*qrol/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. dwarf
  2. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.
  3. (historical, now pejorative) Japan; Yamato
  4. (historical, now pejorative) Japanese
  5. dwarfish, short
  6. (archaic) obedient
  7. (archaic) winding; meandering

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

ReadingsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana やまと, romaji Yamato)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wi, wae)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae)
  • 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.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

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