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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
虎-bw.png
A tiger.

Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形): + (or )

Oracle hu3 tiger.svg

Han character[edit]

(radical 141 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜心竹弓 (YPHN), 卜心竹山 (YPHU), four-corner 21217, composition)

  1. tiger
  2. brave, fierce
  3. used as a surname

Synonyms[edit]

  • (tiger, brave):
  • (year of the tiger):

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1073, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1539, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2819, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+864E

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 曉 (32)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 呼古切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/huoX/ /xuoX/ /xoX/ /huoX/ /hɔX/ /xuX/ /xoX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ xuX › /*qʰˤraʔ (W dialect: *qˤʰr- >r̥ ˤ- > x-)/ tiger

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
5230 0 /*qʰlaːʔ/
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Etymology[edit]

Possibly of Austronesian origin

Definitions[edit]

  1. tiger

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Readings[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Kanji in this term
とら
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

(hiragana とら, katakana トラ, romaji tora)

  1. tiger (mammal)

Compounds[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hổ)

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