U+62C7, 拇
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-62C7

[U+62C6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+62C8]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 64, +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 手田卜戈 (QWYI), four-corner 57050, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 424, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 11944
  • Dae Jaweon: page 773, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 3, page 1862, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+62C7

Chinese

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simp. and trad.
alternative forms 𧿹

Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *mɯʔ) : semantic + phonetic (OC *mɯʔ).

Etymology

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Sino-Tibetan; compare Proto-Loloish *C-ma³ (thumb) (Schuessler, 2007).

Possibly related to (OC *mɯʔ, “mother”); compare Proto-Loloish *C-ma³ (female suffix), *ʔəC-ma³ (mother), Zhuang mehfwngz (thumb), derived from meh (mother).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • bió/bó͘ - literary;
  • bó/bú - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (137)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter muwX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/məuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/məuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/məuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwX/
Li
Rong
/muX/
Wang
Li
/məuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mǒu
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mau5
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9287
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯʔ/

Definitions

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  1. (anatomy) thumb
  2. (anatomy) big toe

Compounds

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Japanese

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Kanji

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(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. thumb

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eum (mu))

  1. thumb
  2. big toe

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: mẫu

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