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TranslingualEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (rain) + phonetic , created to separate the sense of "cloud" (the original meaning of ) from a later sense of "speak" or "say" that was added to the character owing to a similarity of sound

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. cloud, clouds
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1372, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42235
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1879, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4058, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+96F2

Etymology 2Edit

A contraction of 雲南 ("Yunnan"), itself a contraction of 雲岭 ("land south of the Yunling Mountains").

Han characterEdit

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Yale wan4)


JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

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(hiragana くも, romaji kumo)

  1. a visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air; cloud.

Derived termsEdit

  • 雲合い (くもあい, kumoai); look of the sky
  • 雲脚 (うんきゃく/くもあし, unkyaku, kumoashi); cloud movements; overhanging clouds
  • 雲足 (くもあし, kumoashi); movement of clouds
  • 雲居, (written as ateji: 雲井) (くもい, kumoi); cloud, distant place, high place
  • 雲霞 (うんか/くもかすみ, unka/kumokasumi); clouds and haze
  • 雲隠れ (くもがくれ, kumogakure); disappearance
  • 雲形 (くもがた/うんけい, kumogata/unkei); cloud formations; cloud-shaped
  • 雲形定規 (くもがたじょうぎ, kumogatajōgi); French curve
  • 雲助 (くもすけ, kumosuke); palanquin bearer
  • 雲助根性 (くもすけこんじょう, kumosukekonjō); predatory nature; rapacious disposition
  • 雲突く (くもつく, kumotsuku); to tower
  • 雲の上 (くものうえ, kumo no ue); above the clouds; the Imperial Court
  • 雲間 (くもま, kumoma); rift between clouds
  • 雲間に現れた月 (くもまにあらわれたつき, kumoma ni arawareta tsuki); moon peeping from behind the clouds
  • 雲行き (くもゆき, kumoyuki); weather; look of the sky; situation
  • 雲行きが怪しい (くもゆきがあやしい, kumoyuki ga ayashii); the clouds look menacing; things don't look good
  • 曇らす (くもらす, kumorasu); to encloud; to make dim or dull
  • 曇らせる (くもらせる, kumoraseru); to cloud; to make dim or dull;
  • 曇り (also ) (くもり, kumori); cloudiness; cloudy weather; shadow
  • 曇りがち (くもりがち, kumorigachi); broken cloud; mainly cloudy
  • 曇り勝ち (くもりがち, kumorigachi); mostly cloudy
  • 曇りガラス (くもりガラス, kumori garasu); frosted glass
  • 曇り声 (くもりごえ, kumorigoe); depressed voice
  • 曇り空 (くもりぞら, kumorizora); cloudy sky
  • 曇度 (くもりど, kumorido); opacity
  • 曇る (くもる, kumoru); to become cloudy; to become dim

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. a cloud

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(un) (hangeul , revised un, McCune-Reischauer un, Yale wun)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(simplified , Pinyin yún (yun2), Wade-Giles yün2)

CompoundsEdit

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trad.

NounEdit

(traditional, Pinyin yún, simplified )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) cloud
  2. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

  • Template:ryu-readings

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

NounEdit

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

  1. cloud

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vân, nguyên)


YonaguniEdit

KanjiEdit

  • Template:yoi-readings

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

NounEdit

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

  1. cloud

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 08:13