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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (heart) – stupid, a personality trait (心).

Han character[edit]

(radical 61 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 田月心 (WBP), four-corner 60332, composition)

  1. stupid, doltish, foolish

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 虞俱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɨo/ /ŋi̯u/ /ŋio/ /ŋio/ /ŋuə̆/ /ŋĭu/ /ŋio/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15919 0 /*ŋo/

Adjective[edit]

  1. foolish, stupid

Verb[edit]

  1. to fool, to dupe

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune-Reischauer u, Yale wu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngu)

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