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U+55F7, 嗷
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-55F7

[U+55F6]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+55F8]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口土尸大 (RGSK) or 口手尸大 (RQSK), four-corner 68040, composition)

  1. loud clamor
  2. (onomatopoeia) sound of wailing

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 204, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4142
  • Dae Jaweon: page 426, character 35
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 664, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+55F7

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Small seal script
嗷-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ŋaːw, *qaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw, *ŋraːw, *ŋrɯw
*ŋaːw, *ŋaːws
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw, *ŋaːws
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw, *ŋaːws, *ŋraːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw
*ŋaːw, *ŋaːws
*ŋaːw, *ŋaːws
*ŋaːws
*ŋraːw

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaw/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑu/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑu/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
áo
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 40
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːw/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngao, ngào, ngoao)

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