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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (water) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水月月口 (EBBR), four-corner 37127)

  1. swirl, whirlpool, eddy

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 634, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17771
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1041, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1651, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6E26

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping gwo1, wo1, Yale gwo1, wo1)

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うず, romaji uzu)

  1. eddy, whirlpool, vortex

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wa) (hangeul , revised wa, McCune-Reischauer wa, Yale wa)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin guō (guo1), (wo1), Wade-Giles kuo1, wo1)

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