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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
物-bw.png

Han characterEdit

(radical 93 +4, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹手心竹竹 (HQPHH), four-corner 27520, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 699, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 19959
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1111, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1805, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+7269

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

Glyph originEdit

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
物-oracle.svg 物-silk.svg 物-bigseal.svg 物-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mɯd): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *mɯd)

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /u⁵¹/
Harbin /u⁵³/
Tianjin /u⁵³/
Jinan /u²¹/
Qingdao /vu⁴²/
Zhengzhou /u²⁴/
Xi'an /vo²¹/
Xining /v̩⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /vu¹³/
Lanzhou /və¹³/
Ürümqi /vu²¹³/
Wuhan /u²¹³/
Chengdu /u³¹/
Guiyang /u²¹/
Kunming /u³¹/
Nanjing /uʔ⁵/
Hefei /uəʔ⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /vəʔ²/
Pingyao /uʌʔ⁵³/
Hohhot /vəʔ⁴³/
Wu Shanghai /vəʔ¹/
Suzhou /vəʔ³/
/məʔ³/
Hangzhou /vəʔ²/
Wenzhou /vai²¹³/
Hui Shexian /me²²/
Tunxi /mə¹¹/
/uə¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /u²⁴/
Xiangtan /u²⁴/
Gan Nanchang /uɨʔ⁵/
Hakka Meixian /vut̚⁵/
Taoyuan /vut̚⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐt̚²/
Nanning /mɐt̚²²/
Hong Kong /mɐt̚²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /but̚⁵/
/miʔ⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /uʔ⁵/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /u²⁴/
/o²⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /muẽʔ⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /vut̚³/
/mi³³/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final: (60)
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Openness: Closed
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: wù
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɨut̚/ /miut̚/ /miuət̚/ /mut̚/ /miuət̚/ /mĭuət̚/ /mi̯uət̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ mjut › /*C.mut/ thing

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
13218 1 /*mɯd/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. thing, matter
    /   ―    ―  object
    /   ―  dòng  ―  animal [lit. moving thing]
  2. all of the outside world, excluding oneself
  3. substance, content
  4. Abbreviation of 物理 (wùlǐ, “physics”).
  5. to choose, to select
  6. to seek, to look for
      ―    ―  to seek out, to scout out

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana もの, romaji mono)

  1. a thing

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(mul)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: mul, McCune-Reischauer: mul, Yale: mul)
  • Name (hangeul): 물건 (revised: mulgeon, McCune-Reischauer: mulgŏn, Yale: mwulken)
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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vật)

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