Last modified on 6 August 2014, at 19:53

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 木竹弓戈 (DHNI), four-corner 47910)

  1. maple tree

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 539, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15126
  • Dae Jaweon: page 926, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1253, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+6953

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale fung1)

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. maple
  2. Liquidambar formosana, Chinese sweetgum tree, Formosan sweetgum tree

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

楓(カエデ)の葉っぱ

Etymology 1Edit

Originally a compound of (kaeru, frog) +‎ (te, hand), with the te changing to de due to rendaku (連濁), and the ru dropping out over time. From the way the palmate leaves resemble a frog's foot.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana かえで, romaji kaede, historical hiragana かへで)

  1. the maple tree
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Shift in pronunciation of kaede.

NounEdit

(hiragana かいで, romaji kaide)

  1. alternate reading for kaede: the maple tree
楓(カツラ)の葉っぱ

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Japanese. Less common spelling for (katsura).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana かつら, romaji katsura)

  1. the katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Etymology 4Edit

From Old Japanese. Alternate spelling for 男桂 (okatsura, male katsura), an archaic name for the katsura tree. Compare 女桂 (mekatsura, female katsura: the cinnamon tree). Appears with this reading in the 和名類聚抄 (Wamyō Ruijushō), a Japanese dictionary of Chinese characters completed in 938.

NounEdit

(hiragana おかつら, romaji okatsura, historical hiragana をかつら) (alternative reading hiragana おかづら, romaji okazura)

  1. the katsura tree, Cercidiphyllum japonicum
楓(フウ)の葉っぱ

Etymology 5Edit

From Sinitic .

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana ふう, romaji )

  1. フウ: the Formosan sweetgum tree, Liquidambar formosana
  2. in certain kanji compounds, the maple tree
IdiomsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana かえで, romaji Kaede)

  1. A female given name.

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(pung) (hangeul , revised pung, McCune-Reischauer p'ung, Yale phung)

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MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin fēng (feng1), Wade-Giles feng1)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(phong)

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