Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:39

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Stroke order
毛-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

毛 毛 毛
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) picture of a feather

Han characterEdit

(radical 82 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 竹手山 (HQU), four-corner 20714)

  1. hair, fur, feathers
  2. coarse
  3. 1/1000

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 591, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16772
  • Dae Jaweon: page 983, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1994, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6BDB

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (毛), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫袍切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑu/ /mɑu/ /mɑu/ /mɑu/ /maw/ /mɑu/ /mɑu/
Character (毛), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫報切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mawH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
máo ‹ maw › /*C.mˁaw/ hair
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8780 1 /*maːw/
8791 1 /*maːws/

NounEdit

  1. hair, fur
  2. feathers, down
  3. wool
  4. mildew, mold
  5. one tenth of yuan ( ten fen )

AdjectiveEdit

  1. coarse, raw, semifinished
  2. small, little
  3. careless, unthinking
  4. panicked, scared, nervous
  5. gross

VerbEdit

  1. (of currency) to depreciate, to devalue

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.
    毛泽东 Mao Zedong
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-26.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. hair, fur

ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji ke)

  1. hair
  2. fur

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: mo, McCune-Reischauer: mo, Yale: mo)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mao, mau, mào)

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