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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 48 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一人人 (MOO), four-corner 10108)

  1. a shaman, witch, sorcerer, wizard
  2. a (witch) doctor[1]
  3. a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 325, character 19
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 8728
  • Dae Jaweon: page 629, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 412, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5DEB
  • Notes:
  1. ^ "Wu Peng: doctor of legendary emperor Huang Di (2697-2595 BC)" Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, 2006, ISBN 0195081374.

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (巫), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 武夫切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɨo/ /mi̯u/ /mio/ /mio/ /muə̆/ /mĭu/ /mio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ mju › /*C.mo {*C.m(r)[o]}/ magician
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13062 0 /*ma/

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vu)

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