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Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(hat) +  ‎(eyes) – a hat over the eyes, not looking ahead – rash. Etymology clearer in alternative form ; in this form 冃 more closely resembles .

Han character[edit]

(radical 13 +7, 9 strokes, cangjie input 日月山 (ABU), four-corner 60600, composition (J) or ⿱ (GTKV))

  1. risk, brave, dare

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Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (冒), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫報切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/ /mawH/ /mɑuH/ /mɑuH/
Character (冒), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 德
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫北切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mək̚/ /mək̚/ /mək̚/ /mək̚/ /mək̚/ /mək̚/ /mək̚/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mào ‹ mawH › /*mˤuk-s/ to look down on; covetous
mào ‹ mawH › /*mˤuk-s/ covering

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8916 1 /*muːɡs/
8922 0 /*mɯːɡ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. risk

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(mo, mok) (hangeul , , revised mo, mok, McCune-Reischauer mo, mok)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mạo, mào, mẹo)

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