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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]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (姆), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫候切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/məuH/ /mə̯uH/ /muH/ /məuH/ /məwH/ /məuH/ /məuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ muwX › /*məʔ/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9290 0 /*mɯʔ/
9293 0 /*mɯs/
9300 0 /*maːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mỗ, mẫu)

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