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U+732A, 猪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-732A

[U+7329]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+732B]
U+FA16, 猪
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-FA16

[U+FA15]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+FA17]
U+FAA0, 猪
CJK COMPATIBILITY IDEOGRAPH-FAA0

[U+FA9F]
CJK Compatibility Ideographs
[U+FAA1]

TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 94, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 大竹十大日 (KHJKA), composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 714, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20511
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1126, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1351, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+732A

ChineseEdit

Glyph originEdit

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rtaːʔ, *rtaː
*tjaː, *tja
*tjaːʔ
*tjaːʔ, *taːʔ
*tjaːʔ
*l̥ʰjaːʔ
*tʰjaːʔ
*djaː, *taː
*hljaː
*toːlʔ
*taː
*taː
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ, *tʰaʔ
*daː, *da
*daː
*daː
*daː
*ljaʔ
*ta
*ta
*ta
*ta, *da
*ta
*taʔ, *tʰaʔ
*taʔ, *tas, *da, *taɡ, *daɡ
*tas, *das
*da
*da
*tja
*tja, *djas
*tja
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjas
*djas
*djas
*djas
*hlja
*hjaʔ
*taɡ
*taɡ
*taɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ta): semantic  (dog) + phonetic  (OC *tjaːʔ).

DefinitionsEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“pig; hog; swine; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified and variant form of .)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. wild boar

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Kanji in this term
いのしし
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Compound of (i, pig, boar, see below) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (shishi, beast, archaic).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana いのしし, katakana イノシシ, rōmaji inoshishi, historical hiragana ゐのしし, historical katakana ヰノシシ)

  1. a wild boar, Sus scrofa
    Synonyms: 野荒らし (noarashi), 野猪 (noshishi)
Usage notesEdit

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as イノシシ.

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana いのしし, rōmaji Inoshishi, historical hiragana ゐのしし)

  1. a surname

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

/wi//i/

From Old Japanese, also used in the Man'yōshū (759 CE) as 借音 (shakuon) kana for ⟨wi⟩.

Onomatopoeic of the sound of a wild boar.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana , rōmaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. a pig or wild boar
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
しし
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

From (shishi, meat, flesh).[3][2]

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana しし, rōmaji shishi)

  1. collective term for beasts used as food
  2. (by extension) a wild boar, Sus scrofa
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana しし, rōmaji Shishi)

  1. a surname

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN