See also: and

TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意): ("mouth") + variant of ("big")

Original meaning was "to shout."

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口女弓大 (RVNK), four-corner 26801)

  1. one of the Warring States
  2. the territory those states held, around the Yangtze delta
  3. the dialects of that territory, including Suzhounese and Shanghainese
  4. a Chinese surname
  5. a harbor in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: Template:Han KangXi link, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3365
  • Dae Jaweon: page 396, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 595, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5433

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale ng4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(o, ho) (hangeul [[, ]], revised o, ho, McCune-Reischauer o, ho)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin (wu2), (yu2), Wade-Giles wu2, yu2)


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*ngo)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(Gô·, Ngô·)

DescendantsEdit

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Go, Wu

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngô, ngo)

Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 08:41