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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(cloth) + phonetic  – a cloth hat.

Han characterEdit

(radical 50 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中月日月山 (LBABU), four-corner 46260, composition)

  1. hat, cap
  2. cap-like tops

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 333, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8971
  • Dae Jaweon: page 640, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 747, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5E3D

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mɑu⁵¹/
Harbin /mau⁵³/
Tianjin /mɑu⁵³/
Jinan /mɔ²¹/
Qingdao /mɔ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /mau³¹²/
Xi'an /mau⁴⁴/
Xining /mɔ²¹³/
Yinchuan /mɔ¹³/
Lanzhou /mɔ¹³/
Ürümqi /mɔ²¹³/
Wuhan /mau³⁵/
Chengdu /mau¹³/
Guiyang /mao²¹³/
Kunming /mɔ²¹²/
Nanjing /mɔo⁴⁴/
Hefei /mɔ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /mau⁴⁵/
Pingyao /mɔ³⁵/
Hohhot /mɔ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /mɔ¹³/
Suzhou /mæ³¹/
Hangzhou /mɔ¹³/
Wenzhou /mɜ²²/
Hui Shexian /mɔ²²/
Tunxi /mən²⁴/
Xiang Changsha /mau⁵⁵/
/mau¹¹/
Xiangtan /maɯ²¹/
Gan Nanchang /mɑu²¹/
Hakka Meixian /mau⁵³/
Taoyuan /mo⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mou³⁵/
Nanning /mu²²/
Hong Kong /mou³⁵/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bo²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mɔ²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /mau⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /bo³¹/
Haikou (Min Nan) /mau³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mawH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mào ‹ mawH › /*mˤuk-s/ hat

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
8917 1 /*muːɡs/ 見漢賦,說文作冃

NounEdit

(classifier (dǐng))

  1. hat; cap

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mạo, mão, )

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