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See also:
U+5925, 夥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-5925

[U+5924]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+5926]

Translingual

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Han character

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(Kangxi radical 36, +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 田木弓戈弓 (WDNIN), four-corner 67927, composition )

References

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  • Kangxi Dictionary: page 247, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 5808
  • Dae Jaweon: page 492, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 865, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5925

Chinese

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Glyph origin

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Phono-semantic compound (形聲形声, OC *qʰloːlʔ, *ɡloːlʔ, *ɡroːlʔ) : phonetic (OC *kloːlʔ) + semantic .

Etymology 1

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trad.
simp. */

According to Fangyan, 夥, which means "many" or "much", was a dialectal expression found in rural Qi and Song and around the border between Chu and Wei (齊宋之郊、楚魏之際曰夥).

Pronunciation

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Note:
  • hóⁿ - literary;
  • hér/hé/hóe - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (33)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Baxter hwaX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuɑX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuɑX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwaX/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑX/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huò
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
wo6
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
huǒ
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwaX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɡʷˁ]ajʔ/
English many, much [not pre-Qin]

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 # 1/3 2/3 3/3
No. 4788 4789 4797
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰloːlʔ/ /*ɡloːlʔ/ /*ɡroːlʔ/
Notes
This entry needs pronunciation information. If you are familiar with the IPA then please add some!
Particularly: “Gan Chinese”

Definitions

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  1. many; much; a lot of; numerous
  2. (alt. form ) companion; partner; assistant

Compounds

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Usage notes

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In Simplified Chinese, this character should be written as 夥 rather than simplified as 伙 when used to express "many" or "much".

Etymology 2

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation

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Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (33)
Final () (32)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () II
Fanqie 𠁥
Baxter hweaX
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦˠuɛX/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦʷᵚæX/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuæiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwaɨjX/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɛX/
Wang
Li
/ɣwaiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣwaiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huà
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
waai6

Definitions

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  1. Only used in 夥頤伙颐.

Japanese

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Kanji

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(Hyōgai kanji)

  1. immense
  2. tremendous

Readings

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Korean

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Hanja

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(eumhun 많을 (maneul gwa))
(eumhun 많을 (maneul hwa))

  1. Hanja form? of .
  2. Hanja form? of .

Vietnamese

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Han character

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: Hán Nôm readings: lõa/loã, hỏa/hoả, khỏa/khoả

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