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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (strength)

Han character[edit]

(radical 19 +9, 11 strokes, cangjie input 弓竹竹水尸 (NHHES), 弓竹人大尸 (NHOKS), four-corner 18227, composition)

  1. affairs, business
  2. must, should

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 148, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2394
  • Dae Jaweon: page 334, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2765, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+52D9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping mou6, Yale mou6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin shēng (sheng1), (wu4), Wade-Giles sheng1, wu4)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vụ, kiết)