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U+5535, 唵
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5535

[U+5534]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5536]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口大中山 (RKLU), four-corner 64016, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 193, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3770
  • Dae Jaweon: page 414, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 1, page 638, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5535

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The sense "oṃ" is a borrowing from Sanskrit ओम् (om).

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (34)
Final () (159)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔʌmX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəmX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɒmX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəmX/
Li
Rong
/ʔᴀmX/
Wang
Li
/ɒmX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔămX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ǎn
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
am2
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 14333
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoːmʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to eat food from one's hand
  2. An interjection indicating doubt.
  3. (Buddhism) om

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.

Definitions[edit]

  1. An interjection indicating response.

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Definitions[edit]

  1. (Xiamen and Zhangzhou Hokkien, childish) to eat
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. syllable

Readings[edit]

(Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

*/om//omu//oɴ/

From Middle Chinese (MC ʔʌmX), itself a transliteration of Sanskrit ओम् (om).[1][2][3][4]

The goon pronunciation, so likely the initial borrowing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(おん) (on

  1. (Buddhism) om, aum
    Synonym: オーム (ōmu)

Interjection[edit]

(おん) (on

  1. (Buddhism) om, aum
    Synonym: オーム (ōmu)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ”, in 日本大百科全書:ニッポニカ (Nippon Dai Hyakka Zensho: Nipponica, Encyclopedia Nipponica)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 1984
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. ^ ”, in 世界大百科事典 第2版 (Sekai Dai-hyakka Jiten Dainiban, Heibonsha World Encyclopedia Second Edition)[2] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Heibonsha, 1998
  4. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(am, om) (hangeul , , revised am, om, McCune–Reischauer am, om)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: án, úm, ướm

  1. (Buddhism) om, aum

References[edit]