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Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 33 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 土月中一 (GBLM), four-corner 40107)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 243, character 15
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5657
  • Dae Jaweon: page 484, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 468, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+58FA

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuo/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuo/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣo/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦɔ/
Li
Rong
/ɣo/
Wang
Li
/ɣu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuo/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hu ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡ](ʷ)ˤa/
English flask

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 5286
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡʷlaː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. vase, jar, pot, jug
  2. A kettle (vessel used when boiling liquid).
  3. Classifier for pots of liquid.
  4. A surname​.

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with ‎(tsubo). Likely shares its origin with ‎(tsubu), in expressing the idea of something round and bulging outward.

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana つぼ, romaji tsubo)

  1. container or depression:
    1. A pot or jar; a vessel or bottle.
    2. A basin, as at the base of a waterfall.
    3. A pressure point in acupressure or acupuncture.
  2. The core or heart of an issue.

Usage notes[edit]

In acupuncture and acupressure contexts, this word is most often spelled either in hiragana as つぼ or in katakana as ツボ.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hồ)

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