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TranslingualEdit

Han characterEdit

(radical 172 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一竹人土 (MHOG), four-corner 70214, composition)

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1365, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41973
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1869, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4094, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96C5

ChineseEdit

simp. and trad.

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋˠaX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋᵚaX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋaX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaɨX/
Li
Rong
/ŋaX/
Wang
Li
/ŋaX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋaX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngæX › ‹ ngæX ›
Old
Chinese
/*N-ɢˤraʔ/ /*[N-ɢ]ˤraʔ/
English proper, refined kind of musical instrument

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 14182
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋraːʔ/

DefinitionsEdit

  1. elegant, graceful, refined
  2. (Teochew) pretty

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William, "beautiful" (p. 19) in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, English Presbyterian Mission Press, 1883.

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese ‎(ngæX, elegant).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

‎(-na inflection, hiragana , romaji ga)

  1. elegant

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

‎(hiragana , romaji ga)

  1. elegance

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

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

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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(nhã)

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