See also:
U+72E2, 狢
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-72E2

[U+72E1]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+72E3]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 94, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 大竹竹水口 (KHHER), composition)

  1. animal name

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 710, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20366
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1122, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1345, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+72E2

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“badger; etc.”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. badger
  2. raccoon dog

ReadingsEdit

  • Go-on: がく (gaku)
  • Kan-on: かく (kaku)
  • Kun: むじな (mujina, )

Etymology 1Edit

 
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A (mujina) from the 和漢三才図会 (Wakan Sansai Zue)
Kanji in this term
むじな
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

From Old Japanese, first attested in the Kojiki (712 C.E.).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(むじな) (mujina (kyūjitai )

  1. Synonym of 穴熊 (anaguma): a badger
  2. (regional) Synonym of (tanuki): a raccoon dog
    from the similarity of its fur color compared to a badger
  3. (mythology) a yōkai that shapeshifts and deceives humans
Derived termsEdit
ProverbsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
もじな
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Shift from mujina above.[2]

NounEdit

(もじな) (mojina (kyūjitai )

  1. (regional) Same as むじな (mujina) above

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
うじな
Hyōgaiji
Irregular

From Old Japanese, first attested in the Nihon Shoki (720 C.E.).[1]

Possibly a shift from mujina above.

NounEdit

(うじな) (ujina (kyūjitai )

  1. (obsolete) Same as むじな (mujina) above

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(hak) (hangeul , revised hak, McCune–Reischauer hak, Yale hak)

  1. (오소리 학, osori-): badger

SynonymsEdit

(hak)
(hwan)
- (-ung) "-bear"

See alsoEdit