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Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (fish) + phonetic  – a kind of fish. Note that 曼 has meaning of “long”, hence connotations of “a long fish, an eel”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +11, 22 strokes, cangjie input 弓火日田水 (NFAWE), four-corner 26347)

  1. eel

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1477, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46443
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2008, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9C3B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Yale maan4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うなぎ, katakana ウナギ, romaji unagi)

  1. ウナギ: eel

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin (ji2), mán (man2), Wade-Giles chi2, man2)