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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口大中山 (RKLU), four-corner 64016, composition)

  1. used in Buddhist texts to transliterate non-Chinese sounds, specifically the (aum) syllable.
  2. to eat with one's hands

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 193, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3770
  • Dae Jaweon: page 414, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 638, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5535

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping am2, Yale am2)

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JapaneseEdit

オム

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(an) (hangeul , revised an, McCune-Reischauer an)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin ǎn (an3), Wade-Giles an3)

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