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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形). The modern character is an Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(tiger stripes) +  ‎(human legs).

Oracle hu3 tiger.svg

A tiger.

Han characterEdit

(radical 141 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜心竹弓 (YPHN) or 卜心竹山 (YPHU), four-corner 21217, composition)

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1073, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1539, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2819, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+864E

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *k-la ‎(tiger), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *klaʔ ‎(tiger).

PronunciationEdit

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

Initial: (32)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/huoX/ /xuoX/ /xoX/ /huoX/ /hɔX/ /xuX/ /xoX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xuX › /*qʰˤraʔ (W dialect: *qˤʰr- >r̥ ˤ- > x-)/ tiger

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
5230 0 /*qʰlaːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. tiger
      ―  lǎo  ―  tiger
  2. brave, fierce
  3. A surname​.

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Kanji in this term
とら
Grade: S
kun'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana とら, katakana トラ, romaji tora)

  1. (zoology) tiger

CompoundsEdit

Derived termsEdit

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

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

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(hổ, hoài)

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