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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 39 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 一火女弓木 (MFVND), four-corner 10447, composition)

  1. bad
  2. cowardly

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 280, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6989
  • Dae Jaweon: page 548, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 8 (in addendum), page 18, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+5B6C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping naau1, bou2, Yale naau1, bou2)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin nāo (nao1), huài (huai4), Wade-Giles nao1, huai4)

  1. nāo: cowardly, contemptible
  2. huài: (informal) not good (regional) (see )

Compounds[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The huài reading is informal or nonstandard only.


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nao)

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