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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (woman) – a kind of woman.

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 水水女 (EEV), four-corner 34404, composition)

  1. (an) old woman
  2. (a) grandmother
  3. (a/the) crone

Coordinate terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 264, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6390
  • Dae Jaweon: page 530, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1061, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+5A46

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping po4, Yale po4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(pa) (hangeul , revised pa, McCune-Reischauer p'a)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (po2), Wade-Giles p'o2)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(bhɑ)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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