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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 口土土 (RGG), four-corner 64014, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 189, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3593
  • Dae Jaweon: page 408, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 611, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+54C7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (34) (34)
Final () (31) (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔɣɛ/ /ʔɣua/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔɯæ/ /ʔʷɯa/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔæi/ /ʔua/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔaɨj/ /ʔwaɨ/
Li
Rong
/ʔɛ/ /ʔua/
Wang
Li
/ai/ /wa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔai/ /ʔwa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 4544 4554
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qreː/ /*qʷraː/

Interjection[edit]

  1. (interjection indicating surprise or amazement) wow!, gee
    樣子 / 样子  ―  Wa! Nǐ de yàngzǐ tài kù le!  ―  Wow! You look terrific!

Noun[edit]

  1. (onomatopoeia) sound of child's crying
  2. (onomatopoeia) sound of vomiting

Particle[edit]

  1. sentence-final particle, Equivalent of (a). Only used after words ending in -u, -ao.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (ā) after -ng, ci, zi, si, chi, zhi, shi
  • () after -a, -o, -e, -i, -ü
  • () after -n

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(oa, )

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