TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 廿弓戈竹 (TNIH), four-corner 44222, composition)

  1. reeds, rushes, grass
  2. used as a surname

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1026, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30836
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1485, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3199, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8305

ChineseEdit

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simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 肴
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫交切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣau/ /mau/ /mau/ /mɯau/ /maɨw/ /mau/ /mau/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
máo ‹ mæw › /*C.mˤru/ kind of grass; 'thatch'

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
8803 1 /*mruː/

DefinitionsEdit

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CompoundsEdit

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JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(mao)

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