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Translingual[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (rain) + phonetic , created to separate the sense of "cloud" (the original meaning of ) from a later sense of "speak" or "say" that was added to the character owing to a similarity of sound

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. cloud, clouds
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1372, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 42235
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1879, character 16
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 4058, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+96F2

Etymology 2[edit]

A contraction of 雲南 ("Yunnan"), itself a contraction of 雲岭 ("land south of the Yunling Mountains").

Han character[edit]

(radical 173 +4, 12 strokes, cangjie input 一月一一戈 (MBMMI), four-corner 10731, composition)

  1. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping wan4, Yale wan4)

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

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(hiragana くも, romaji kumo)

  1. a visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air; cloud.

Derived terms[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. cloud

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(un) (hangeul , revised un, McCune-Reischauer un, Yale wun)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin yún (yun2), Wade-Giles yün2)

Compounds[edit]

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Noun[edit]

(traditional, Pinyin yún, simplified )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) cloud
  2. (abbreviation) Yunnan province in China

Mulam[edit]

Noun[edit]

(kwa3)

  1. cloud

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana くむ, romaji kumu)

  1. cloud

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vân, nguyên)

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Yonaguni[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana んむ, romaji nmu, mmu)

  1. cloud