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U+59E5, 姥
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-59E5

[U+59E4]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+59E6]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38, +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女十大心 (VJKP), four-corner 44411, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 260, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6216
  • Dae Jaweon: page 526, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 2, page 1042, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+59E5

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 7667
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ruːʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. maternal grandparent

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/muoX/
Shao
Rongfen
/moX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɔX/
Li
Rong
/moX/
Wang
Li
/muX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muoX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 9324
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maːʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. old woman
  2. mother
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“wife”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. old woman

Readings[edit]

  • Go-on: (mo)
  • Kan-on: (bo)
  • Kun: うば (uba, ); ばば (baba, )

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eum (mo))

  1. maternal grandmother
  2. midwife

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: mỗ, mụ

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