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U+6A21, 模
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6A21

[U+6A20]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6A22]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 75, +10, 14 strokes, cangjie input 木廿日大 (DTAK), four-corner 44934, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 551, character 2
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 15453
  • Dae Jaweon: page 939, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1261, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6A21

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
 
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mraː
*mraːɡs
*maːl
*maː
*maː, *maːɡ
*maː
*maː
*maː, *maːɡ
*maː
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ, *mraːɡ
*maːɡ
*mraːɡ
*mraːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *maː): semantic  (tree) + phonetic  (OC *maːɡ).

Pronunciation 1Edit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muo/
Pan
Wuyun
/muo/
Shao
Rongfen
/mo/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɔ/
Li
Rong
/mo/
Wang
Li
/mu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ mu ›
Old
Chinese
/*mˁa/
English model

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 9241
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maː/

DefinitionsEdit

 
Wikipedia has articles on:
  1. model; standard; example
  2. to copy; to imitate
  3. Short for 模特 (mótè, “model; fashion model”).
  4. Short for 模範模范 (mófàn, “model person; role model”).
  5. (mathematics) mod
  6. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit


Note:
  • mo5 - literary;
  • bhou5 - vernacular.

DefinitionsEdit

  1. appearance
  2. mold; matrix; shape; pattern

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
goon

From Middle Chinese (MC muo).

The goon pronunciation, so likely the initial borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji mo)

  1. model; pattern
  2. appearance
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC muo).

The kan'on pronunciation, so likely a later borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji bo)

  1. (uncommon) Same as (mo) above
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
かたぎ
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of – see the following entry at かたぎ.
かたぎ【形木・模】
[noun]carving wooden block used to dye patterns on cloth, paper, etc.
[noun]printing wooden block
[noun]model; pattern
(This term, , is a kanji spelling of かたぎ.)

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(eumhun (beop mo))
(eumhun 본뜰 (bontteul mo))

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(, mo, mọ, mu, mua, mạc, )

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