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TranslingualEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (original character)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • , , (variants)

EtymologyEdit

The original character is . + (measure ten paces) + (huncing walk)

Han characterEdit

(radical 102 +5, 10 strokes, cangjie input 卜田弓人 (YWNO), four-corner 07680, composition)

  1. Chinese land measure, mu. Eg, In Zhou (周) period, 100 = 1.8 are. and 1 acre equaling approximately 6.07 mu
  2. fields
  3. ridge, furrow

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 761, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 21815
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1171, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2538, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+755D

ChineseEdit

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simp.

PronunciationEdit

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mu²¹⁴/
Harbin /mu²¹³/
Tianjin /mu¹³/
Jinan /mu⁵⁵/
Qingdao /mu⁵⁵/
Zhengzhou /mu⁵³/
Xi'an /mu⁵³/
Xining /mv̩⁵³/
Yinchuan /mu⁵³/
Lanzhou /mu⁴⁴²/
Ürümqi /mu⁵¹/
Wuhan /məu⁴²/
Chengdu /moŋ⁵³/
Guiyang /moŋ⁴²/
Kunming /mu⁵³/
Nanjing /mu²¹²/
Hefei /mʊ²⁴/
/məŋ²⁴/
Jin Taiyuan /mu⁵³/
Pingyao /mu⁵³/
Hohhot /mu⁵³/
Wu Shanghai /mɤ¹³/
/m̩¹³/
Suzhou /mɤ³¹/
/m³¹/
Hangzhou /mu⁵³/
Wenzhou /mɜ³⁵/
Hui Shexian /mɔ³⁵/
/m̩³⁵/
Tunxi /mo³¹/
/miu³¹/
Xiang Changsha /məu⁴¹/
Xiangtan /məɯ⁴²/
Gan Nanchang /mɛu²¹³/
Hakka Meixian /meu⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /meu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐu²³/
Nanning /mɐu²⁴/
Hong Kong /mɐu¹³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bɔ⁵³/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mu³²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /me²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /bou⁵³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /mɔu²¹³/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ muwX › /*məʔ (< *mˤoʔ ?)/ Chinese acre

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
9322 0 /*mɯʔ/ 畞隸變通用,廣韻右久原作又

DefinitionsEdit

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ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana うね, romaji une)

  1. a raised ridge of earth in a field

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mẫu, mẩu)

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