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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
亡-bw.png

Etymology[edit]

亡 亡 亡 亡
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Older form have a man behind something 𠃊, hiding.

have been replaced by in modern form.

Is also interpreted as a Pictogram (象形) : a picture of a broken sickle, meaning destroyed/dead.

References[edit]

  • 2005, William McNaughton, Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition, edition 2nd Edition, Tuttle, ISBN 978-0804835091, page 18:
  • "" (in Mandarin), 字源. URL accessed on 2014-02-22.

Han character[edit]

(radical 8 +1, 3 strokes, cangjie input 卜女 (YV), four-corner 00710, composition𠃊)

  1. death, destroyed
  2. lose, perish

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 88, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 287
  • Dae Jaweon: page 184, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 279, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4EA1

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 陽
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 武方切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mʉɐŋ/ /miwaŋ/ /miuaŋ/ /mʷiɐŋ/ /muaŋ/ /mĭwaŋ/ /miuɑŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
wáng ‹ mjang › /*maŋ/ flee; disappear
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12662 0 /*maŋ/

Verb[edit]

  1. to die, to perish
    死亡
  2. to flee, to hide
    逃亡
  3. to loose

Adjective[edit]

  1. deceased
  2. subjugated
    亡国

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. destroy
  2. fall; collapse
  3. not exist; nonexistent
  4. run away

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mang, mu) (hangeul , , revised mang, mu, McCune-Reischauer mang, mu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vong, )

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