TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中戈土土 (LIGG), four-corner 54114)

  1. frog

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1081, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32997
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1549, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2847, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+86D9

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping waa1, Yale wa1)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Etymology 1Edit

/kaheru/: [kaperu] → [kaɸeru] → [kaweru] → [kaeru]. The loss of the medial -w- is due to the following -e as Japanese ceased to distinguish between /e, we/.

NounEdit

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(hiragana かえる, historical hiragana かへる, romaji kaeru)

  1. frog

Etymology 2Edit

/kahazu/: [kapazu] → [kaɸazu] → [kawazu].

NounEdit

(hiragana かわず, historical hiragana かはづ, romaji kawazu)

  1. frog
Derived termsEdit
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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wa, wae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised wa, wae, McCune-Reischauer wa, wae, Yale wa, way)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin jué (jue2), (wa1), Wade-Giles chüeh2, wa1)

Derived termsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(qua)


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(oa)

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 11:20