TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(cattle) + phonetic 

Han characterEdit

(radical 93 +3, 7 strokes, cangjie input 竹手土 (HQG), four-corner 24510, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 697, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19933
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1110, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1801, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7261

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (牡), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 莫厚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/məuX/ /mə̯uX/ /muX/ /məuX/ /məwX/ /məuX/ /məuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ muwX › /*m(r)uʔ/ male

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
9321 2 /*mɯwʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. cow
  2. male of animals
  3. bolt of door

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mẫu)

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