U+5ABD, 媽
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5ABD

[U+5ABC]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5ABE]
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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 38 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 女尸手火 (VSQF), four-corner 41427, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 268, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6590
  • Dae Jaweon: page 535, character 40
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1070, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5ABD

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mraːʔ
*mraːʔ
*mraːʔ, *mraːs
*mraːʔ
*mraːʔ
*mraːʔ
*mraːs
*mraːs
*mraːs
*maːʔ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *maːʔ): semantic  + phonetic (OC *mraːʔ).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoX/
Shao
Rongfen
/moX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɔX/
Li
Rong
/moX/
Wang
Li
/muX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muoX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 8725
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. mom; mum: an affectionate term for a mother
  2. (usually with qualifier) other older female relatives or house-servants
  3. (religion) "The Mother", an epithet of the Fujianese sea goddess Mazu (媽祖妈祖).

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 媽媽 (“mum (face-to-face)”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 母親
Mandarin Beijing 媽媽
Taiwan 媽媽
Tianjin 媽媽
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 姆媽媽媽
Chengdu 媽媽
Yangzhou 媽媽姆媽
Hefei 媽爺
Cantonese Guangzhou 阿媽媽媽
Hong Kong 媽咪阿媽媽媽
Yangjiang 阿媽阿娘
Gan Nanchang 姆媽
Jin Taiyuan
Min Dong Fuzhou 依媽依奶
Min Nan Xiamen 阿母阿母仔母仔阿媽阿娘
Quanzhou 阿母母仔阿娘
Zhangzhou 阿母母仔
Taipei 阿母阿娘媽媽
Kaohsiung khà-sàng阿母仔
Tainan o͘-khà-sàng阿母俺娘仔娘嬭
Taichung 媽媽阿母
Yilan 阿母阿娘
Lukang 阿母阿娘姨仔
Sanxia 阿母阿娘姨仔
Kinmen 俺娘仔
Magong 阿母
Hsinchu 媽媽阿娘阿母
Malaysia 阿媽媽媽
Chaozhou 阿媽阿娘阿姈
Wu Shanghai 媽媽姆媽
Suzhou 姆媽
Wenzhou 阿媽阿奶
Xiang Changsha 媽媽姆媽
Shuangfeng 姆媽
Dialectal synonyms of 媽媽 (“mum (non-face-to-face)”)
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 母親
Mandarin Beijing 媽媽
Taiwan 媽媽
Tianjin 媽媽
Jinan
Xi'an
Wuhan 姆媽媽媽
Chengdu 媽媽
Yangzhou 媽媽姆媽
Hefei 媽爺
Cantonese Guangzhou 老母
Hong Kong 老母阿媽媽咪
Yangjiang 阿奶
Gan Nanchang 姆媽
Hakka Miaoli (N. Sixian) 阿姆哀仔
Liudui (S. Sixian) 阿姆唔媽哀仔
Hsinchu (Hailu) 阿姆哀仔
Dongshi (Dabu) 阿姆細阿妹
Zhuolan (Raoping) 阿姆哀仔
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 阿依
Jin Taiyuan 媽媽
Min Dong Fuzhou 娘奶
Min Nan Xiamen 老母娘嬭阿娘
Quanzhou 老母阿娘
Zhangzhou 老母娘嬭
Taipei 老母
Kaohsiung 老母
Tainan 老母
Taichung 老母媽媽
Yilan 老母
Lukang 老母
Sanxia 老母
Kinmen 老母俺母
Magong 老母
Hsinchu 老母
Chaozhou 阿嬡
Wu Shanghai
Suzhou
Wenzhou 阿媽阿奶
Xiang Changsha 媽媽姆媽娘老子
Shuangfeng 姆媽

CompoundsEdit


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HanjaEdit

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

  1. mother
  2. grandmother

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mụ, , , mợ, ma)

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