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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Ideogrammic compound (會意): ("mouth") +

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口女弓大 (RVNK), four-corner 26801)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 179, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3365
  • Dae Jaweon: page 396, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 595, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5433

ChineseEdit

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simp.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋuo/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋuo/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋo/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɔ/
Li
Rong
/ŋo/
Wang
Li
/ŋu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋuo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngu ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋʷˤa/
English shout; name of a state

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 13094
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋʷaː/
Notes

DefinitionsEdit

  1. (historical) one of the Warring States
  2. the territory those states held, around the Yangtze delta
  3. Wu; the Chinese dialects of that territory, including Suzhounese and Shanghainese
    吳語
  4. A surname​.
  5. a harbor in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

DescendantsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(o, ho) (hangeul , , McCune-Reischauer o, ho)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngô, ngo)

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