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TranslingualEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (rain) + phonetic , created to separate the sense of "cloud" (the original meaning of ) from a later sense of "speak" or "say" that was added to the character owing to a similarity of sound

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. cloud, clouds
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1372, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42235
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1879, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4058, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+96F2

Etymology 2Edit

A contraction of 雲南 ("Yunnan"), itself a contraction of 雲岭 ("land south of the Yunling Mountains").

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (雲), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 文
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 王分切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨun/ /i̯uən/ /ɣiuən/ /ɦiun/ /ɦun/ /ɣĭuən/ /ɣiuən/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yún ‹ hjun › /*ɢʷən {*[ɢ]ʷə[n]}/ cloud
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
16358 2 /*ɢun/

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin yún, simplified )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) cloud
  2. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
くも
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

NounEdit

Anvil shaped cumulus panorama edit.jpg

(hiragana くも, romaji kumo)

  1. a visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air; cloud.

Derived termsEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. cloud

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(un) (hangeul , revised un, McCune-Reischauer un, Yale wun)

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MulamEdit

NounEdit

(kwa3)

  1. cloud

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

NounEdit

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

  1. cloud

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vân, nguyên)

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YonaguniEdit

KanjiEdit

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

NounEdit

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

  1. cloud