U+502D, 倭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-502D

[U+502C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+502E]

Contents

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人竹木女 (OHDV), four-corner 22244, composition)

ReferencesEdit


ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character



References:

Mostly from Richard Sears' Chinese Etymology site (authorisation),
which in turn draws data from various collections of ancient forms of Chinese characters, including:

  • Shuowen Jiezi (small seal),
  • Jinwen Bian (bronze inscriptions),
  • Liushutong (large seal) and
  • Xu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qraːlʔ
*qraːlʔ
*noːl, *nuːl, *njul
*qoːl, *qoːlʔ, *qrol
*qoːl
*qoːl
*nuːlʔ, *qrols
*nols, *qrolʔ
*njol, *qrol
*qrol, *qrols
*qrol
*qrol
*qrol, *qrolʔ
*qrol, *qrolʔ
*njul

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
Initial () (34) (34) (34)
Final () (14) (95) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed Closed
Division () Chongniu III I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔˠiuᴇ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔʷᵚiɛ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuɛ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔjwiə̆/ /ʔwa/ /ʔwaX/
Li
Rong
/ʔjue/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑX/
Wang
Li
/ǐwe/ /uɑ/ /uɑX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔwie̯/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wēi
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 12888 12891 12902
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoːl/ /*qoːlʔ/ /*qrol/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. dwarf
  2. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.
  3. (historical, now pejorative) Japan; Yamato
  4. (historical, now pejorative) Japanese
  5. dwarfish, short
  6. (archaic) obedient
  7. (archaic) winding; meandering

See alsoEdit

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

ReadingsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana やまと, rōmaji Yamato)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(wi, wae)

  • Eumhun:
    • Sound (hangeul): , (McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae)
    • Name (hangeul): 왜나라 (revised: wae nara, McCune-Reischauer: wae nara)
  1. (유순할 왜, yusunhal-): docile, obedient
  2. (나라 이름 왜, nara-ireum-): ancient Japan, Yamato
    • 樂浪海中有倭人, 分爲百餘國 <漢書> [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 新字海, 民衆書林, 서울, 1967, p. 27.

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

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