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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月日一竹 (BAMH), four-corner 76227)

  1. intestines
  2. emotions
  3. sausage

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 990, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29721
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1442, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2095, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+8178

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping coeng4, Yale cheung4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana わた, romaji wata)

  1. (anatomy) intestines
Derived terms[edit]
  • (harawata)

Etymology 2[edit]

  • [parawata] → [ɸarawata] → [harawata]. Compound of hara (stomach) and wata (intestines).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana はらわた, romaji harawata)

  1. (anatomy) large intestines
    • 794: Shin'yaku Kegonkyō Ongi Shiki
      脯 趺武友 乾肉薄折之曰脯也 大小腸 波良汙多
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō
      大腸 中黄子云 大腸 音長 波良和太 [...] 爲傳送之府 [...] 膽者中正之官 脾胃者倉稟之官 大腸者傳道之官 小腸者受盛之官 [...]
  2. (anatomy) intestines

Etymology 3[edit]

/tyau/ → /tyoː/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ちょう, historical hiragana ちゃう, romaji chō)

  1. (anatomy) intestines, bowels

References[edit]



Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jang) (hangeul [[]], revised jang, McCune-Reischauer chang, Yale cang)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin cháng (chang2), Wade-Giles ch'ang2)

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*djhiɑng)


Min Nan[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional, POJ chhiâng, traditional , simplified )

  1. (literary) intestines

Noun[edit]

(traditional, POJ tiông, traditional , simplified )

  1. (literary) intestines

Noun[edit]

(traditional, POJ tn̂g, traditional , simplified )

  1. intestines

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(tràng, trường, trướng)