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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +7, 10 strokes, cangjie input 女戈日女 (VIAV), four-corner 43432, composition)

  1. mother
  2. young girl
  3. woman
  4. wife

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 262, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6304
  • Dae Jaweon: page 529, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1054, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5A18

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping noeng4, Yale neung4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana むすめ, romaji musume)

  1. A female child; daughter.

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin niáng (niang2), Wade-Giles niang2)

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin niáng)

  1. mother, aunt

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nương, nàng, nường)