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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 172 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一竹人土 (MHOG), four-corner 70214, composition)

  1. elegant, graceful, refined

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1365, character 14
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 41973
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1869, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4094, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+96C5

Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 麻
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 五下切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɣaX/ /ŋaX/ /ŋaX/ /ŋɯaX/ /ŋaɨX/ /ŋaX/ /ŋaX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngæX › /*N-ɢˤraʔ/ proper, refined
‹ ngæX › /*[N-ɢ]ˤraʔ/ kind of musical instrument

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
14182 0 /*ŋraːʔ/

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nhã)

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