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U+5642, 噂
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5642

[U+5641]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5643]

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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 30 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 口廿田戈 (RTWI), four-corner 68046, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 208, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4286
  • Dae Jaweon: page 431, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 686, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5642

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn, *ʔsun
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*zuːn
*zuːnʔ, *zuːns
*zuːns
*ʔsun
*ʔsun, *zun
*sʰun
*sʰun

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsuːnʔ): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  (OC *ʔsuːn).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡suənX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡suonX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡suənX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡swənX/
Li
Rong
/t͡suənX/
Wang
Li
/t͡suənX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡suənX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zǔn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 17990
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
𠟃
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsuːnʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. to talk together

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
うわさ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

*/upasa/ invalid IPA characters (/)/ufasa//uwasa/

May be from Old Japanese. Appears from at least The Tale of Genji from the early 1000s CE.

Considering that the meaning originally referred to private conversation about one's social superiors, possibly derived as a compound of (ufa, up, upward, ancient reading of modern uwa, the combining form of modern ue; in reference to those of higher social standing) +‎ (sa, -ness, suffix indicating state or degree).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana うわさ, rōmaji uwasa, historical hiragana うはさ)

  1. rumor (US), rumour (UK)
  2. gossip

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

する (transitive, hiragana うわさ, rōmaji uwasa)

  1. to talk gossip (about)

ConjugationEdit

IdiomsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(jun) (hangeul , revised jun, McCune-Reischauer chun)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ton)

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