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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人竹木女 (OHDV), four-corner 22244, composition)

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (倭), Pronunciation 1/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 支
Division: III

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 於爲切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiuᴇ/ /ʔwie̯/ /ʔiue/ /ʔʷiɛ/ /ʔwiə̆/ /ǐwe/ /ʔjuɛ/
Character (倭), Pronunciation 2/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 烏禾切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/ /ʔwa/ /uɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Character (倭), Pronunciation 3/3

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 烏果切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔuɑX/ /ʔwaX/ /uɑX/ /ʔuɑX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
12888 3 /*qoːl/ 見漢書
12891 3 /*qoːlʔ/
12902 3 /*qrol/

Definitions[edit]

  1. dwarf
  2. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.
  3. (historical, now pejorative) Japan; Yamato
  4. (historical, now pejorative) Japanese
  5. dwarfish, short
  6. (archaic) obedient
  7. (archaic) winding; meandering

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

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Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana やまと, romaji Yamato)

  1. Yamato
  2. the country of Japan

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wi, wae)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae)
  • Name (hangeul): 왜나라 (revised: wae nara, McCune-Reischauer: wae nara)
  1. (유순할 왜, yusunhal-): docile, obedient
  2. (나라 이름 왜, nara-ireum-): ancient Japan, Yamato
    • 樂浪海中有倭人, 分爲百餘國 <漢書> [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 新字海, 民衆書林, 서울, 1967, p. 27.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

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