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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  – connected to the mouth, the throat.

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口人弓大 (RONK), four-corner 67034, composition)

  1. throat, gullet, larynx
  2. guttural

SynonymsEdit

  • (throat):

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 197, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3913
  • Dae Jaweon: page 419, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 657, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5589

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping hau4, Yale hau4)

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of nomi (drink) and to (passage). nomi is is the nominalized form the for verb nom- (to drink).

NounEdit

(hiragana のみと, romaji nomito)

  1. throat

Etymology 2Edit

From nomito (id).

NounEdit

(hiragana のみど, romaji nomido)

  1. throat

Etymology 3Edit

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo.

NounEdit

(hiragana のんど, romaji nondo)

  1. throat

Etymology 4Edit

nomito > nomto > nomdo > nondo > nodo.

NounEdit

(hiragana のど, romaji nodo)

  1. throat

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

CounterEdit

(hiragana こう, romaji -kō)

  1. counter for fish
SynonymsEdit
  • (び, bi)

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin hóu (hou2), Wade-Giles hou2)

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hầu)

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