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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日竹竹中 (AHHL), four-corner 60727)

  1. one of the 28 constellations, the Pleiades

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 494, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13865
  • Dae Jaweon: page 858, character 12
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1503, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+6634

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale maau5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

By extension from 統ばる (subaru, to bunch together; to unite), due to the way the stars in the constellation all cluster together.

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana すばる, romaji Subaru)

  1. the Pleiades (star cluster)

Etymology 2[edit]

Character borrowed for its meaning. See 熟字訓 (jukujikun) for details.

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana すまる, romaji Sumaru)

(hiragana たかし, romaji Takashi)

(hiragana のぼる, romaji Noboru)

  1. a masculine given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(myo) (hangeul [[]], revised myo, McCune-Reischauer myo, Yale myo)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin mǎo (mao3), (ni3), zhì (zhi4), Wade-Giles mao3, ni3, chih4)

Proper noun[edit]

  1. the Pleiades (star cluster)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mão, máu)