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TranslingualEdit

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qoː, *qoːʔ): phonetic  ‎(OC *qoː, *kʰo) + semantic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 76 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 尸口弓人 (SRNO), four-corner 77782, composition)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 571, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16185
  • Dae Jaweon: page 959, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2149, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6B50

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit


  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ou⁵⁵/
Harbin /ou⁴⁴/
Tianjin /nou²¹/
Jinan /ŋou²¹³/
Qingdao /ɣou²¹³/
Zhengzhou /ou²⁴/
Xi'an /ŋou²¹/
Xining /nɯ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /əu⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /ou³¹/
Ürümqi /ɤu⁴⁴/
Wuhan /ŋəu⁵⁵/
Chengdu /ŋəu⁵⁵/
Guiyang /ŋəu⁵⁵/
/əu⁵⁵/
Kunming /əu⁴⁴/
Nanjing /əɯ³¹/
Hefei /ʐɯ²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /ɣəu¹¹/
Pingyao /ŋəu¹³/
Hohhot /ŋəu³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɤ⁵³/
Suzhou /ɤ⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /ʔei³³/
Wenzhou /au³³/
Hui Shexian /niu³¹/
/ŋiu³¹/
Tunxi
Xiang Changsha /ŋəu³³/
Xiangtan /ŋəɯ³³/
Gan Nanchang /ŋiɛu⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /eu⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /eu²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /ɐu⁵³/
Nanning /ɐu⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /ɐu⁵³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ɔ⁵⁵/
/au⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /eu⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /e⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /au³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ɔu²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (34) (34)
Final () (137) (137)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔəu/ /ʔəuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəu/ /ʔəuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔəu/ /ʔəuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəw/ /ʔəwX/
Li
Rong
/ʔu/ /ʔuX/
Wang
Li
/əu/ /əuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔə̯u/ /ʔə̯uX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ōu ǒu
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 10583 10599
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoː/ /*qoːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. A surname​.
  2. Short for 歐羅巴欧罗巴 (Ōuluóbā, “Europe”).
  3. ohm

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see ("to vomit").
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. Europe

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(gu) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(âu)

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