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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (meat, body part) + phonetic  – a part of the body.

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 月十弓山 (BJNU), four-corner 73212, composition)

  1. wrist, arm

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 987, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29631
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1440, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2092, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+8155

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping wun2, Yale wun2)


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うで, romaji ude)

  1. an arm (of body)

Etymology[edit]

From an original form kapina, reduced first to kaɸina, then kawina, then kaina.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かいな, historical hiragana かひな, romaji kaina)

  1. an arm

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ただむき, romaji tadamuki)

  1. an arm

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin pái (pai2), (pi4), wàn (wan4), Wade-Giles p'ai2, p'i4, wan4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(oản, uyển)