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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 人竹手戈 (OHQI), four-corner 23250, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 104, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 665
  • Dae Jaweon: page 220, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 162, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+4FC4

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 歌
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 五何切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑ/ /ŋɑ/ /ŋɑ/ /ŋɑ/ /ŋa/ /ŋɑ/ /ŋɑ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13035 1 /*ŋaːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. suddenly, (very) soon, presently
      ―  é'ér  ―  after a while; presently
  2. Russia (abbreviation) (É, È)
    羅斯詞語 / 罗斯词语  ―  luósī cíyǔ  ―  Russianism
  3. (a phonetic component used in loanwords)
    克拉何馬 / 克拉何马  ―  kèlāhémǎ  ―  Oklahoma
    勒岡 / 勒冈  ―  lègāng  ―  Oregon

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 俄然 (gazen): suddenly, abruptly
  • 俄雨 (niwakaame): rain shower

Adjectival noun[edit]

(-na inflection, hiragana にわか, romaji niwaka)

  1. sudden, abrupt, unexpected, improvised, offhand

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana にわか, romaji niwaka)

  1. abbreviation of 俄狂言 (にわかきょうげん) (niwaka kyōgen): a farce; an impromptu comic interlude during a Noh play
  2. by extension, any impromptu joke, witticism, or pun

Alternative forms[edit]

See also[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(a) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer a)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

  1. Hán tự form of Nga, nga, "Russia, Russian"

References[edit]