Last modified on 5 July 2014, at 10:53

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (hand) – to strike with the hand, to spank or scold.

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 木木戈 (DDI), four-corner 44900, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 511, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14464
  • Dae Jaweon: page 896, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1158, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6751

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (村), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 清 (14)
Final: 魂
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 此尊切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡sʰuən/ /t͡sʰuən/ /t͡sʰuən/ /t͡sʰuon/ /t͡sʰwən/ /t͡sʰuən/ /t͡sʰuən/

NounEdit

  1. village, hamlet

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

  1. rustic, boorish, uncouth, vulgar (attributive)

VerbEdit

  1. (archaic) scold

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. village

ReadingsEdit

Usage notesEdit

Frequently found as part of a surname, with reading むら (mura), as in 村上 (むらかみ, Murakami).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana むら, romaji mura)

  1. village

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(chon)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (McCune-Reischauer: ch'on, Yale: chon)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thôn, thon, thun, chon, chôn, thuôn, thuốn, xóm)

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