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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 口月月口 (RBBR), four-corner 67027, composition)

  1. a wry mouth

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 198, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3925
  • Dae Jaweon: page 419, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 641, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+558E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping waa1, wo3, wo4, wo5, wo6, Yale wa1, wo3, wo4, wo5, wo6)

  1. a final particle expressing contradiction, quotation, etc.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin wāi (wai1), Wade-Giles wai1)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(oa)

Last modified on 22 September 2013, at 20:21