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U+59C6, 姆
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59C6

[U+59C5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59C7]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 女田卜戈 (VWYI), four-corner 47450, composition)

  1. child's governess
  2. matron

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 258, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6159
  • Dae Jaweon: page 523, character 15
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1041, character 13
  • Unihan data for U+59C6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
mɯːs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
mlɯːʔ, *mɯːʔ
hmlɯːʔ
ʔmɯː, *ʔmɯːʔ
mɯʔ
mɯʔ
mɯʔ
mɯʔ, *mɯs, *maːʔ
mɯʔ
mɯʔ
mɯs, *mɯːʔ, *mɯːs
mɯs, *mɯː, *mɯːs
mrɯʔ, *mrɯŋʔ
mrɯŋʔ
mrɯŋʔ
ma
mɯː
mɯː
mɯː
mɯːʔ
mɯːs
mɯːs, *hmɯːs
hmɯːs
hmɯːs
hmɯːʔ, *hmɯːs
mrɯl

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • bió/bó͘ - literary;
  • bú/bó - vernacular;
  • ḿ - vernacular (俗).

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (137)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/məuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/məuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/məuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwH/
Li
Rong
/muH/
Wang
Li
/məuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mə̯uH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mòu
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ muwX ›
Old
Chinese
/*məʔ/
English female teacher in harem

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. 9290 9293 9300
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯʔ/ /*mɯs/ /*maːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. wet nurse

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. child's governess
  2. matron

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mỗ, mẫu)

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