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U+5642, 噂
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5642

[U+5641]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5643]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 口廿田戈 (RTWI), four-corner 68046, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 208, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4286
  • Dae Jaweon: page 431, character 3
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 686, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5642

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːn, *ʔsun
*ʔsuːn
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*ʔsuːnʔ
*zuːn
*zuːnʔ, *zuːns
*zuːns
*ʔsun
*ʔsun, *zun
*sʰun
*sʰun

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ʔsuːnʔ): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic  (OC *ʔsuːn).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (13)
Final () (55)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡suənX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡suonX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡suənX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/t͡swənX/
Li
Rong
/t͡suənX/
Wang
Li
/t͡suənX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡suənX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zǔn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 17990
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2
Corresponding
MC rime
𠟃
Old
Chinese
/*ʔsuːnʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. to talk together

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
うわさ
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

*/upasa//ufasa//uwasa/

May be from Old Japanese. Appears from at least The Tale of Genji from the early 1000s CE.

Considering that the meaning originally referred to private conversation about one's social superiors, possibly derived as a compound of (ufa, up, upward, ancient reading of modern uwa, the combining form of modern ue; in reference to those of higher social standing) +‎ (sa, -ness, suffix indicating state or degree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うわさ, rōmaji uwasa, historical hiragana うはさ)

  1. rumor (US), rumour (UK)
  2. gossip

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

する (transitive, hiragana うわさ, rōmaji uwasa)

  1. to talk gossip (about)

Conjugation[edit]

Idioms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(jun) (hangeul , revised jun, McCune-Reischauer chun)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ton)

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