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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (hand) – to rub or grind by hand. Note that 麻 also has the meaning of “sesame”, hence connotations of “to grind sesame”.

Han characterEdit

(radical 64 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 戈金手 (ICQ), 戈木手 (IDQ), four-corner 00252, composition)

  1. rub, scour, grind
  2. friction

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 450, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12613
  • Dae Jaweon: page 801, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1940, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6469

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale mo1)

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JapaneseEdit

Ryakuji for 摩, a phono-semantic simplification as 广 (radical/semantic) + マ (phonetic “ma” for on reading), also used for ; compare and .

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ma) (hangeul , revised ma, McCune-Reischauer ma, Yale ma)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (mo2), Wade-Giles mo2)

CompoundsEdit

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Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*mɑ)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ (mo7), (mo5))

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ma)

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