TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 122 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月廿卜女 (BTYV), four-corner 77220)

  1. net
  2. deceive
  3. libel
  4. negative

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 946, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28211
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1387, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2914, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7F54

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping mong5, Yale mong5)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(mang) (hangeul [[]], revised mang, McCune-Reischauer mang, Yale mang)


MandarinEdit

VerbEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǎng)

  1. [archaic] to falsely accuse; to wrong (someone); to slander

Usage notesEdit

  • The modern vernacular equivalent to (when it means falsely accuse) is: 冤枉.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(võng, vóng, vọng)

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 00:05