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TranslingualEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  +  (meat, body part) – a body part, the kidneys.

Han characterEdit

(radical 130 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 尸水月 (SEB), four-corner 77227)

  1. kidneys
  2. testes, gizzard

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 987, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29621
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1439, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2086, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+814E

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale san5)


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

/murato1/ → /murato/.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana むらと, romaji murato)

  1. kidney

Etymology 2Edit

From earlier /murato/. Voicing suggests that it was originally a compound of mura and to.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana むらど, romaji murado)

  1. kidney
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 2 page 35-36)
      腎 白虎通云 時忍反 上聲之重 无良度 [...] 水之精也 色黑 [...] 水藏也 [...]

Etymology 3Edit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

ReadingsEdit
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(sin) (hangeul , revised sin, McCune-Reischauer sin, Yale sin)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin shèn (shen4), zhuì (zhui4), Wade-Giles shen4, chui4)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thận)

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 07:57