See also:

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲):  + 

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 月月口 (BBR), four-corner 77227, composition)

  1. chat, jaw, gossip, talk
  2. mouth

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 188, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3573
  • Dae Jaweon: page 407, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 616, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+54BC

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping gwaa3, waa1, Yale gwa3, wa1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwae) (hangeul , revised gwae, McCune-Reischauer kwae, Yale kway)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin wāi (wai1), yàn (yan4), (ye4), Wade-Giles wai1, yen4, yeh4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, oa, ùa, ua, uả)

Last modified on 30 June 2013, at 03:40