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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

Han characterEdit

(radical 9 +12, 14 strokes, cangjie input 人土土山 (OGGU), four-corner 24211, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 117, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1113
  • Dae Jaweon: page 248, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 216, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+50E5

ChineseEdit

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PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (31)
Final:
Division: IV

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋeu/ /ŋieu/ /ŋeu/ /ŋeu/ /ŋɛw/ /ŋieu/ /ŋeu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
jiǎo ‹ kewX › /*[k]ˤewʔ/ luck

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
14687 2 /*kŋeːwʔ/ 僥倖見莊子
14691 2 /*ŋeːw/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. lucky
  2. by chance, by luck

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(yo) (hangeul , revised yo, McCune-Reischauer yo)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nghẹo)

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