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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人竹木女 (OHDV), four-corner 22244, composition)

  1. dwarf
  2. dwarfish, short
  3. (historical) Japan
  4. (historical) Japanese

References[edit]


Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale wo1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wi, wae (from Middle Korean wa))
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): , (from Middle Korean 와) (revised: wi, wae (from wa), McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae (from wa))
  • Name (hangeul): 왜나라 (revised: wae nara, McCune-Reischauer: wae nara)
  1. (유순할 왜, yusunhal-): docile, obedient
  2. (나라 이름 왜, nara-ireum-): ancient Japan, Yamato
    • 樂浪海中有倭人, 分爲百餘國 <漢書> [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 新字海, 民衆書林, 서울, 1967, p. 27.

Mandarin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wēi)

  1. (archaic) obedient
  2. (archaic) winding; meandering

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (archaic) Japanese people; Japan

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

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