Last modified on 21 July 2014, at 10:27

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 119 +3, 9 strokes, cangjie input 火木女 (FDV), X火木女 (XFDV), four-corner 90404, composition)

  1. used as a surname
  2. the Chinese constellation Lóu ("Bond"), one of the twenty-eight lunar mansions of traditional Chinese astronomy
  3. to wear

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 261, character 32
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6278
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1048, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5A04

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (婁), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 力朱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɨo/ /li̯u/ /lio/ /lio/ /luə̆/ /lĭu/ /lio/
Character (婁), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 落侯切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ləu/ /lə̯u/ /lu/ /ləu/ /ləw/ /ləu/ /ləu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lóu ‹ lju › /*[r]o/ drag, trail (v.)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8457 0 /*ɡ·roː/

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ru, nu) (hangeul , , revised ru, nu, McCune-Reischauer ru, nu, Yale lwu, nwu)

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