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See also:
U+6B27, 欧
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B27

[U+6B26]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6B28]

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
 
Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

EtymologyEdit

Simplified from (). In current form, Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic .

Han characterEdit

(radical 76, +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 尸大弓人 (SKNO), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 566, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16024
  • Dae Jaweon: page 955, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2135, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6B27

ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“Europe; euro; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. Europe

ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: S
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔəu, ʔəuX), originally meaning “to vomit” (ʔəuX, modern Mandarin ǒu, Cantonese au2). Later taken from the first character of the transliteration 欧羅巴 (Yōroppa, Europe), which is identified with ʔəu (modern Mandarin ōu, Cantonese au1).

PronunciationEdit

AffixEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana おう, rōmaji ō)

  1. Short for 欧羅巴 (Yōroppa, Europe).

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana おう, rōmaji Ō)

  1. Short for 欧羅巴 (Yōroppa, Europe).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN