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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +13, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人廿田女 (OTWV), four-corner 25232, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 118, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1176
  • Dae Jaweon: page 251, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 225, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5102

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Pronoun[edit]

  1. (Wu) you (2nd person singular pronoun)
  2. (poetic) I, me (1st person singular pronoun)

Synonyms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Nong

Noun[edit]

  1. (Min Nan) person, alternative form of , only for lâng reading.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
わし
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Pronoun[edit]

(hiragana わし, romaji washi)

  1. I, me (used by the elderly)

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The term is generally only used by the elderly, and its use is often considered stereotypical of them. As such, it is frequently used in TV shows and comics to emphasize the age of characters.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(nong) (hangeul , revised nong, McCune-Reischauer nong)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nông, nùng, noọng)

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