TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (insect)

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 弓大中一戈 (NKLMI), four-corner 18136)

  1. a fly which is used similarly to cantharides

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1090, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33294
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2875, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8765

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Yale maau4)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin máo (mao2), móu (mou2), (wu2), (wu4), Wade-Giles mao2, mou2, wu2, wu4)

Last modified on 10 January 2011, at 23:23