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. Shuōwén Jiězì radical №423
Derived charactersEdit

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

ChineseEdit

-
trad.
simp.

PronunciationEdit


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

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 文
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 王分切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨun/ /i̯uən/ /ɣiuən/ /ɦiun/ /ɦun/ /ɣĭuən/ /ɣiuən/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
yún ‹ hjun › /*[ɢ]ʷə[n]/ cloud

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
16358 2 /*ɢun/

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

(classifier )

  1. cloud

CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From 雲南云南.

Proper nounEdit

  1. Abbreviation of 雲南.

ReferencesEdit

  • (Min Nan) Ministry of Education, R.O.C. (2011), “Entry #9244”, Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan (臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典)[1]

JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. cloud

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

Kanji in this term
くも
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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‎(hiragana くも, romaji kumo)

  1. cloud

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

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

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MulamEdit

NounEdit

‎(kwa3)

  1. cloud

OkinawanEdit

KanjiEdit

‎(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

NounEdit

‎(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

  1. cloud

VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(vân, nguyên)

  1. Cloud

YonaguniEdit

KanjiEdit

‎(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

NounEdit

‎(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

  1. cloud
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