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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  ‎(insect) – part of an insect, its pincers.

Han characterEdit

(radical 142 +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 土大中一戈 (GKLMI) or 手大中一戈 (QKLMI) or X土大中一 (XGKLM), four-corner 48136)

  1. nippers, pincers, claws (of crustaceans)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1094, character 53
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33496
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1559, character 27
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2875, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+87AF

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: (31)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑu/ /ŋɑu/ /ŋɑu/ /ŋɑu/ /ŋaw/ /ŋɑu/ /ŋɑu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
41 1 /*ŋaːw/

NounEdit

  1. pincer; nipper; claw

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana はさみ, katakana ハサミ, romaji hasami)

  1. chela

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(ngao)

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