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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient simplification of

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 竹木口 (HDR), four-corner 26900, composition)

  1. harmony, peace
  2. peaceful, calm
  3. and
  4. an ancient mouth organ similar to the sheng, but smaller; no longer used

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 185, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3490
  • Dae Jaweon: page 404, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 602, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+548C

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping wo4, wo6, Yale wo4, wo6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ , Guangdong fo2, wo2; fo2, vo1, vo2 [Meixian]; fo2 [Kwangtung]; wo2 [Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim fo2, vo2)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • Substitution for

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji wa)

  1. peace, harmony
  2. sum
  3. Japanese
    和食 (わしょく)
    washoku
    Japanese style food, Japanese cuisine
    和室 (わしつ)
    washitsu
    a Japanese room with tatami flooring and usually sliding doors

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana , romaji Wa)

  1. Japan, Japanese, Nippo-
    和露辞典 (わろじてん)
    Wa-Ro jiten
    Russian-Japanese dictionary

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana のどか, romaji Nodoka)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hwa) (hangeul , revised hwa, McCune-Reischauer hwa, Yale hwa)

Noun[edit]

(hwa) (hangeul )

  1. A free reed mouth organ with 13 bamboo pipes used in ancient times

Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (he2), (he4), (hu2), huó (huo2), huò (huo4), hàn (han4), Wade-Giles ho2, ho4, hu2, huo2, huo4)

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (literary) peaceful; harmonious
    和平

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (archaic) an ancient mouth organ similar to the sheng, but smaller; no longer used

Adjective[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin huó)

  1. warm
    暖和

Conjunction[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin or hàn)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) and

Usage notes[edit]

Standard Mandarin:
Taiwan: hàn

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (literary) to make sounds in concert with; to echo
    附和

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (literary) to have a winning hand (at mahjong etc)
    和牌

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin huò)

  1. (literary) to stir; to mix
    trad. 攪和, simpl. 搅和

Compounds[edit]


Middle Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. peace

Descendants[edit]

  • Cantonese: (wo4)
  • Min Nan: ()

External links[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ (ho5))

  1. (literary) peace

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hòa, họa)

Readings[edit]

References[edit]

  • Thiều Chửu : Hán Việt Tự Điển Hà Nội 1942
  • Trần Văn Chánh: Từ Điển Hán Việt NXB Trẻ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999
  • Vũ Văn Kính: Đại Tự Điển Chữ Nôm , NXB Văn Nghệ, Ho Chi Minh Ville, 1999