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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +13, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人廿田女 (OTWV), four-corner 25232, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 118, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1176
  • Dae Jaweon: page 251, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 225, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5102

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 泥 (8)
Final: 冬
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 奴冬切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/nuoŋ/ /nuoŋ/ /noŋ/ /nuoŋ/ /nawŋ/ /nuoŋ/ /noŋ/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9576 0 /*nuːŋ/

Pronoun[edit]

  1. (Wu) you (2nd person singular pronoun)
    哪能現在上海言話 [Shanghainese, trad.]
    哪能现在上海言话 [Shanghainese, simp.]
    How come you speak Shanghainese so well?
  2. (poetic) I, me (1st person singular pronoun)

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Min) Alternative form of

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​. Nong

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
わし
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This character is seldom used in modern Japanese.

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
わし
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Contraction of ‎(watashi, I, me).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (more common)

Pronoun[edit]

‎(hiragana わし, romaji washi)

  1. I, me (used by the elderly)
Usage notes[edit]

The term is generally only used by the elderly, and its use is often considered stereotypical of them. As such, it is frequently used in TV shows and comics to emphasize the age of characters.

More commonly spelled , or in kana to make the reading explicit.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
かれ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Compound of ‎(ka, that, yon) +‎ ‎(-re, nominalizing suffix for demonstratives). Found in the Man'yōshū compiled around 759.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (more common)

Pronoun[edit]

‎(hiragana かれ, romaji kare)

  1. (rare) third person pronoun: he, she
    1. particularly, male personal third person pronoun: he
    2. by extension from he: boyfriend
Usage notes[edit]

Very rare spelling. See the more common spelling for more details about the term.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nông, nùng, noọng)

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