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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

𡞔

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (mother) +  +  (daughter)

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 中中女 (LLV), four-corner 50404, 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

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 263, character 48
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6383
  • Dae Jaweon: page 530, character 33
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1058, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+5A41

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 (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lóu ‹ lju › /*ro {*[r]o}/ drag, trail (v.)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8457 0 /*ɡ·roː/
8493 0 /*ɡ·ro/

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(lâu, sau, lu, lủ, )

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