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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水十口月 (EJRB), four-corner 37120, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 637, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17836
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1044, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1669, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6E56

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 戸吳切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦuo/ /ɣuo/ /ɣo/ /ɦuo/ /ɦɔ/ /ɣu/ /ɣo/

Noun[edit]

  1. lake; loch

Proper noun[edit]

  1. short for Hubei, Hunan

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of mizu (water) and umi (ocean)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana みずうみ, romaji mizuumi, historical hiragana みづうみ)

  1. a body of water surrounded by land; a lake

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hồ)

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