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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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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have been replaced by in modern form.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

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping mong4, mou4, Yale mong4, mou4)


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)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wáng (wang2), Wade-Giles wang2)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wáng)

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

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wáng)

  1. deceased
  2. subjugated
    亡国
  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-22.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*miɑng)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA bông (bong5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vong, )

References[edit]