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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Etymology[edit]

吳-oracle.svg 吳-bronze.svg 吳-bigseal.svg 吳-seal.svg
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Ideogrammic compound (會意): ("mouth") +

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 口女弓大 (RVNK), four-corner 26801)

  1. one of the Warring States
  2. the territory those states held, around the Yangtze delta
  3. the dialects of that territory, including Suzhounese and Shanghainese
  4. A surname​.
  5. a harbor in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 179, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3365
  • Dae Jaweon: page 396, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 595, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5433

Chinese[edit]

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trad.
simp.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 疑 (31)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 五乎切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋuo/ /ŋuo/ /ŋo/ /ŋuo/ /ŋɔ/ /ŋu/ /ŋo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngu › /*ŋʷˤa/ shout; name of a state

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
13094 0 /*ŋʷaː/ 金文象對人口出大聲,令其震驚而側首避讓,馮時說

Definitions[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Go, Wu

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(o, ho) (hangeul , , revised o, ho, McCune-Reischauer o, ho)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngô, ngo)

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