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U+4E9C, 亜
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E9C

[U+4E9B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4E9D]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 7, +5, 7 strokes, cangjie input 一中中一 (MLLM) or X一中中一 (XMLLM), four-corner 10107, composition𫝁 or ⿻)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 87, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 272
  • Dae Jaweon: page 183, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 21, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4E9C

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“a house; second; inferior; etc.”).
(This character, , is the former (1969–1976) Singaporean simplified and variant form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

(Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kan’on

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔˠaH).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji a-)

  1. (chemistry) indicates a lower oxidation number: -ous
     () (りゅう) (さん)aryūsansulfurous acid

Derived terms[edit]

Affix[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji a)

  1. ranking next, coming after, sub-
     () (しゅ)ashusubspecies
     ()熱帯 (ねったい)anettaisubtropics
  2. Used as a phonetic element in transliterations, especially:
    1. Short for 亜細亜 (Ajia): Asia
    2. (obsolete) Short for 亜米利加 (Amerika): America, the United States
      replaced with (bei) in modern times
  3. Alternative spelling of (a): white earth

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana , rōmaji A)

  1. a female given name

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 81
  • Halpern: 3540
  • Halpern Learners: 2204
  • Heisig: 1809
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 0a7.14
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.