Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 06:14

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日竹竹中 (AHHL), four-corner 60727)

  1. one of the 28 constellations, the Pleiades

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 494, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13865
  • Dae Jaweon: page 858, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1503, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6634

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale maau5)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

By extension from 統ばる (subaru, to bunch together; to unite), due to the way the stars in the constellation all cluster together.

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana すばる, romaji Subaru)

  1. the Pleiades (star cluster)

Etymology 2Edit

Character borrowed for its meaning. See 熟字訓 (jukujikun) for details.

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana すまる, romaji Sumaru)

(hiragana たかし, romaji Takashi)

(hiragana のぼる, romaji Noboru)

  1. a masculine given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin mǎo (mao3), (ni3), zhì (zhi4), Wade-Giles mao3, ni3, chih4)

Proper nounEdit

  1. the Pleiades (star cluster)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mão, máu)

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