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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +3, 9 strokes, cangjie input 廿一木 (TMD), X廿一木 (XTMD), four-corner 44401, composition)

  1. taro

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1018, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30670
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1476, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3174, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+828B

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (芋), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 羽俱切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨo/ /i̯u/ /ɣio/ /ɦio/ /ɦuə̆/ /ɣĭu/ /ɣio/
Character (芋), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 虞
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 王遇切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨoH/ /i̯uH/ /ɣioH/ /ɦioH/ /ɦuə̆H/ /ɣĭuH/ /ɣioH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ hjuH › /*[ɢ]ʷ(r)a-s/ taro (Colocasia antiquorum?)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
15712 0 /*ɢʷa/
15720 0 /*ɢʷas/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

5aday sweet potato.jpg

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いも, romaji imo)

  1. a potato; a sweet potato; a taro; a yam

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(u, hu) (hangeul , , revised u, hu, McCune-Reischauer u, hu, Yale wu, hwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dụ, vu)

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