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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 167 +9, 17 strokes, cangjie input 金口口尸 (CRRS), four-corner 86127)

  1. high, lofty
  2. edge of knife

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1314, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40617
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1814, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4231, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+9354

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale ngok6)


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana つみは, romaji tsumiha)

  1. the guard at the end of the grip of a sword
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 5 page 45)
      鐔 唐韻云、鐔、音尋、一音潭、都美波 [...] 今俗急呼都婆 劔鼻也

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with tsumiha. Medial /-h-/, originally realized as *[p], voices to [b] due to the preceding /m/.

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana つみば, romaji tsumiba)

  1. the guard at the end of the grip of a sword

Etymology 3[edit]

/tumiha/ → /tumba/ → /tuba/.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(hiragana つば, romaji tsuba)

  1. the guard at the end of the grip of a sword
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 5 page 45)
      鐔 唐韻云、鐔、音尋、一音潭、都美波 [...] 今俗急呼都婆 劔鼻也
    • 16031604: Nippo Jisho (page 620)
      Tçuba. ツバ (鍔・鐔) 刀 (Catana)の鍔, すなわち, 刀の柄(つか)に密着している, 銅やその他の金属製の円いある種の輪.

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin è (e4), Wade-Giles o4)