Last modified on 18 October 2014, at 06:04
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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Han characterEdit

(radical 97 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹女戈人 (HVIO), four-corner 72230)

  1. melon, gourd, cucumber
  2. rad. 97

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 746, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21371
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1154, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2654, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+74DC

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 麻
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古華切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣua/ /kwa/ /kua/ /kʷɯa/ /kwaɨ/ /kwa/ /kua/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
guā ‹ kwæ › /*kʷˁra/ melon, gourd
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4340 0 /*kʷraː/

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KikaiEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana うい, romaji ui)

NounEdit

(hiragana うい, romaji ui)

  1. gourd

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(gwa) (hangeul , revised gwa, McCune-Reischauer kwa, Yale kwa)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(qua, dưa)

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YoronEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana うい, romaji ui)

NounEdit

(hiragana うい, romaji ui)

  1. cucumber, gourd