TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (insect) +  (claw) – a scratching insect/pest.

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 水戈中一戈 (EILMI), four-corner 17136)

  1. flea
  2. louse

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1078, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32893
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1547, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2836, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+86A4

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping zou2, Yale jou2)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jo) (hangeul , revised jo, McCune-Reischauer cho, Yale co)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin zǎo (zao3), zhǎo (zhao3), Wade-Giles tsao3, chao3)


OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana ぬみ, romaji numi)

  1. flea
Last modified on 11 March 2014, at 16:35