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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(net) +  ‎(bird)

Han characterEdit

(radical 122 +14, 19 strokes, cangjie input 田中女火土 (WLVFG), four-corner 60914, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 950, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28397
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1392, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2928, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+7F85

ChineseEdit

trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /luo³⁵/
Harbin /luo²⁴/
Tianjin /luo⁴⁵/
Jinan /luə⁴²/
Qingdao /luə⁴²/
Zhengzhou /luo⁴²/
Xi'an /luo²⁴/
Xining /lu²⁴/
Yinchuan /luə⁵³/
Lanzhou /luə⁵³/
Ürümqi /luɤ⁵¹/
Wuhan /nuo²¹³/
Chengdu /no³¹/
Guiyang /no²¹/
Kunming /lo³¹/
Nanjing /lo²⁴/
Hefei /lʊ⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /lɤ¹¹/
Pingyao /lei¹³/
Hohhot /luɤ³¹/
Wu Shanghai /lu¹³/
Suzhou /ləu¹³/
Hangzhou /lo²¹³/
Wenzhou /lɤu³¹/
Hui Shexian /lo⁴⁴/
Tunxi /lo⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /lo¹³/
Xiangtan /no¹²/
Gan Nanchang /lo⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /lo¹¹/
Taoyuan /lo¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /lɔ²¹/
Nanning /lɔ²¹/
Hong Kong /lɔ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /lo³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /lo⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /lɔ³³/
Shantou (Min Nan) /lo⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /lo³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/lɑ/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/ /la/ /lɑ/ /lɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
luó ‹ la › /*rˤaj/ a kind of net (on a handle?) (Shuōwén: 'bird net')

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
8676 1 /*raːl/ 象張網系隹

DefinitionsEdit

  1. net for catching birds
  2. gauze
  3. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. lightweight fabric or clothing; silk gauze; thin silk
  2. (Abbreviation) Latin (language)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji ra)

  1. lightweight fabric

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

‎(ra, na) (hangeul , , revised ra, na, McCune-Reischauer ra, na, Yale la, na)

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

  1. to be

ReferencesEdit

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