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U+4F0D, 伍
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4F0D

[U+4F0C]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+4F0E]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +4, 6 strokes, cangjie input 人一木一 (OMDM), four-corner 21217, composition)

  1. five (used normally on official documents or checks to avoid forgery)
  2. troops
  3. Wu, a common Chinese Mandarin surname
  4. Eng or Ng, a common Chinese Cantonese surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 95, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 435
  • Dae Jaweon: page 202, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 118, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+4F0D

Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“five”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • ngó͘/gó͘ - literary;
  • gō͘/gǒ͘ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋuoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋuoX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋoX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋɔX/
Li
Rong
/ŋoX/
Wang
Li
/ŋuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋuoX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ nguX ›
Old
Chinese
/*C.ŋˤaʔ/
English group of five

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 13148
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. troop (of five soldiers)
  2. (figuratively) military
  3. ally, company

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.
Descendants[edit]
  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Go, Wu

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. five

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(o) (hangeul , revised o, McCune-Reischauer o)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngũ)

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