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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 

Han character[edit]

(radical 131 +2, 8 strokes, cangjie input 尸中人 (SLO), four-corner 78700, composition)

  1. lie down
  2. crouch

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 999, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30071
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1450, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2801, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+81E5

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 吾貨切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋuɑH/ /ŋuɑH/ /ŋuɑH/ /ŋuɑH/ /ŋwaH/ /ŋuɑH/ /ŋuɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngwaH › /*ŋˁoj-s {*[ŋ]ˁ[o]j-s}/ lie down, sleep
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13061 1 /*ŋʷaːls/ 原象人倚臣臨時休憩,或雲臣爲宿右下席形之訛

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngọa, ngoạ)

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