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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(grass) + phonetic  – an aspect of plants.

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 廿一女竹 (TMVH), four-corner 44241, composition)

  1. bud, sprout, shoot

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1021, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30860
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1480, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3179, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+82BD

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (31)
Final:
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣa/ /ŋa/ /ŋa/ /ŋɯa/ /ŋaɨ/ /ŋa/ /ŋa/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngæ › /*m-ɢˤ<r>a/ shoot, sprout

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
14178 0 /*ŋraː/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit

  • 芽菜 (yácài) (soybean sprout)

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. bud, sprout, shoot

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji me)

  1. bud, sprout, shoot

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

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nha)

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