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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +0, 8 strokes, cangjie input 弓田一 (NWM))

  1. KangXi radical 195

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 魚
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 語居切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɨʌ/ /ŋi̯wo/ /ŋiɔ/ /ŋiɔ/ /ŋɨə̆/ /ŋĭo/ /ŋiɔ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngjo › /*[r.ŋ]a/ fish (n.)

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
15939 0 /*ŋa/

Noun[edit]

(classifier , )

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) fish

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Yu
  2. KangXi radical 195

Compounds[edit]