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U+5535, 唵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5535

[U+5534]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5536]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口大中山 (RKLU), four-corner 64016, composition)

  1. used in Buddhist texts to transliterate non-Chinese sounds, specifically the (aum) syllable.
  2. to eat with one's hands

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 193, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3770
  • Dae Jaweon: page 414, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 638, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5535

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*qoːm, *qoːb
*qoːm
*qoːm, *qrom
*qoːm
*qoːmʔ, *qromʔ
*qoːmʔ
*qoːmʔ, *qraːmʔ
*qaːmʔ, *qomʔ
*qroːm, *qrom, *qom, *qoms
*qrom, *qromʔ
*qrom
*qrom, *qom
*qromʔ
*qromʔ
*qromʔ, *qoːb, *qob
*qromʔ, *qoms
*qromʔ, *qoms
*qom, *qrob, *qob
*qob
*qob

PronunciationEdit


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (159)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔʌmX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəmX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɒmX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəmX/
Li
Rong
/ʔᴀmX/
Wang
Li
/ɒmX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔămX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ǎn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14333
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoːmʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. syllable

ReadingsEdit

(Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
おん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese (ʔʌmX), itself a transliteration of Sanskrit (oṃ)[1].

Alternative spellingsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana おん, katakana オン, rōmaji on)

  1. (Buddhism) om, aum

InterjectionEdit

(hiragana おん, katakana オン, rōmaji on)

  1. (Buddhism) om, aum

Usage notesEdit

Found on mantras in esoteric Buddhist schools in Japan.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(am, om) (hangeul , , revised am, om, McCune-Reischauer am, om)

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