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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 108 +11, 16 strokes, cangjie input 卜心田月廿 (YPWBT), four-corner 21217, composition)

  1. used as a surname
  2. cottage, hut
  3. black

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 落胡切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luo/ /luo/ /lo/ /luo/ /lɔ/ /lu/ /lo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5199 0 /*b·raː/

Usage notes[edit]

The mythical ancestor of the Lu family is Shennong, the inventor of agriculture and older brother to the Yellow Emperor, one of five legendary emperors who lived over 5,000 years ago, in an era predating the Xia Dynasty, the first historical dynasty of China. The historical ancestor is Jiang Ziya, who helped the Zhou Dynasty overthrow the corrupt Shang dynasty in the 11th century BCE. Later on, Jiang Ziya's grandson was given some land in Northern China called Lu, and from that plot of land he took his surname. And so the Lu family was born.


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ro>no)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): > (revised: ro>no, McCune-Reischauer: ro>no, Yale: lno (lo>no))
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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, , lờ, lừ, , lợ, lu, , lứa)

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