See also: and

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ‘words’ + ‘tongue’

Han characterEdit

(radical 149 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜口竹十口 (YRHJR), four-corner 02664, composition)

  1. speech, talk, language
  2. dialect

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1158, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35441
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1624, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3965, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8A71

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Jyutping waa2, waa6, Yale wa2, wa6)


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana はなし, romaji hanashi)

  1. talking; speaking; speech; conversation
  2. a topic; a subject; that which is spoken about
  3. rumors; rumours
  4. negotiation; consultation; discussion
  5. lecture; speech; narrative; story

Alternative formsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hwa)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: hwa, McCune-Reischauer: hwa, Yale: hwa)
  • Name (hangeul): 말할()

MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin huà (hua4), Wade-Giles hua4)

CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thoại)

Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 11:11