See also:

U+874B, 蝋
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-874B

[U+874A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+874C]

Translingual edit

Traditional
Shinjitai
(extended)
Simplified

Han character edit

(Kangxi radical 142, +8, 14 strokes, cangjie input 中戈火竹弓 (LIFHN), composition )

  1. wax
  2. candle
  3. waxy, glazed

References edit

  • Kangxi Dictionary: not present, would follow page 1088, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): not present, would follow volume 4, page 2866, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+874B

Japanese edit

Shinjitai
(extended)

Kyūjitai

Kanji edit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. Extended shinjitai form of : wax; candle; waxy; glazed

Readings edit

Usage notes edit

This is one of the 22 widely used extended shinjitai ((かん)()(かん)(よう)()(たい) (kan'i kan'yō jitai)).

Compounds edit

Etymology edit

Kanji in this term
ろう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
(kyūjitai)
  on Japanese Wikipedia

From Middle Chinese (MC lap).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

(ろう) (らふ (rafu)?

  1. wax

References edit

  1. ^ Yamada, Tadao et al., editors (2011), 新明解国語辞典 (in Japanese), Seventh edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN