U+502D, 倭
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-502D

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

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

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

Derived charactersEdit

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 (Liushutong characters) and
  • Yinxu Jiaguwen Bian (oracle bone script).

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/3
Initial () (34)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔuɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔuɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔwa/
Li
Rong
/ʔuɑ/
Wang
Li
/uɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
wo1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/3
No. 12888
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoːl/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (historical, now derogatory) Japan; Yamato
SynonymsEdit
  • (Japan):

CompoundsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/3
Initial () (34)
Final () (14)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () Chongniu III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔˠiuᴇ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔʷᵚiɛ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuɛ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔjwiə̆/
Li
Rong
/ʔjue/
Wang
Li
/ǐwe/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔwie̯/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
wēi
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
wai1
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 3/3
No. 12902
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qrol/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (archaic) obedient
  2. Used in 倭遲倭迟, alternative form of 逶迤 (wēiyí, “winding; meandering”).

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 3/3
Initial () (34)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔuɑX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔuɑX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔwaX/
Li
Rong
/ʔuɑX/
Wang
Li
/uɑX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔuɑX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
wo2
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/3
No. 12891
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoːlʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. Only used in 倭墮髻倭堕髻 (wōduòjì, “a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun”).

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

ReadingsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
やまと
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry.
大和やまと
[proper noun] a town in the Shikinoshimo district in the Yamato Province of Japan, generally equivalent to modern Tenri area
[proper noun] A city in Kanagawa Prefecture
[proper noun] one of the old provinces that made up Japan, generally equivalent to modern Nara prefecture
[proper noun] the country of Japan
Alternative spellings
,
(This term, , is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

() (Wa

  1. ancient Japan

KoreanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a corrupted or unorthodox reading. The original reading is (wa) based on Middle Chinese (MC ʔuɑ).

Historical readings

PronunciationEdit

HanjaEdit

Korean Wikisource has texts containing the hanja:

Wikisource

(eumhun 왜나라 (waenara wae))

  1. Hanja form? of (ancient Japan, Yamato).

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔˠiuᴇ).

Historical readings

HanjaEdit

(eumhun 유순할 (yusunhal wi))

  1. (literary Chinese) Hanja form? of (docile, obedient).

ReferencesEdit

  • 국제퇴계학회 대구경북지부 (國際退溪學會 大邱慶北支部) (2007). Digital Hanja Dictionary, 전자사전/電子字典. [1]

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

: Hán Nôm readings: uy, oải, nụy/nuỵ, oa

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