Last modified on 29 September 2014, at 23:32
See also: and

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 120 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 女火田中山 (VFWLU))

  1. rope, string, cord
  2. control

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 933, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27729
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3426, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+7E04

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
なわ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Derived from verb 綯う (nau, to plait or twist together into twine or line).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana なわ, romaji nawa, historical hiragana なは)

  1. a rope, a flexible, heavy cord of tightly intertwined hemp or other fiber

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9