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Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈口尸水 (LIRSE), four-corner 57147)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1090, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33299
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1556, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2874, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+8766

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 匣 (33)
Final: 麻
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 胡加切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɣa/ /ɣa/ /ɣa/ /ɦɯa/ /ɦaɨ/ /ɣa/ /ɣa/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹  › /*[ɡ]ˤra/ hæ-mæ frog
xiā ‹  › /*[ɡ]ˤra/ shrimp

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
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Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
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MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
5962 0 /*qʰraː/ 見楚辭九懷
5968 0 /*ɡraː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. shrimp, prawn; lobster
    /   ―  máoxiā  ―  shrimp
    /   ―  míngxiā  ―  prawn
    /   ―  lóngxiā  ―  lobster

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. lobster, shrimp, prawn

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana えび, katakana エビ, romaji ebi)

  1. lobster, shrimp, prawn

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ha) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ha, Yale ha)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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