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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)

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /niɑŋ³⁵/
Harbin /niaŋ²⁴/
Tianjin /niɑŋ⁴⁵/
Jinan /ȵiaŋ⁴²/
Qingdao /niaŋ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /niaŋ⁴²/
Xi'an /niaŋ²⁴/
Xining /ȵiɔ̃²⁴/
Yinchuan /niɑŋ⁵³/
Lanzhou /ȵiɑ̃⁵³/
Ürümqi /ȵiɑŋ⁵¹/
Wuhan /niaŋ²¹³/
Chengdu /ȵiaŋ³¹/
Guiyang /niaŋ²¹/
Kunming /niã̠³¹/
Nanjing /liaŋ²⁴/ 爹~
/liaŋ³¹/ 姑姑
Hefei /liɑ̃⁵⁵/
Jin Taiyuan /niɒ̃¹¹/ ~家
/niɒ̃⁴⁵/ 姥姥
Pingyao /ȵiɑŋ¹³/
/ȵyə¹³/ ~~廟
Hohhot /niɑ̃³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ȵiã¹³/
Suzhou /ȵiã¹³/
Hangzhou /ȵiɑŋ²¹³/
Wenzhou /ȵi³¹/
Hui Shexian /nia⁴⁴/
Tunxi /ȵiau⁴⁴/
Xiang Changsha /ȵian¹³/
Xiangtan /ȵian¹²/
Gan Nanchang /ȵiɔŋ⁴⁵/
Hakka Meixian /ŋioŋ¹¹/
Taoyuan /ŋioŋ¹¹/
Cantonese Guangzhou /nœŋ²¹/
Nanning /nɛŋ⁵⁵/
/nœŋ²¹/
Hong Kong /nœŋ²¹/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /liɔŋ³⁵/
/niu³⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /nuoŋ⁵³/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /niɔŋ³³/
/niɔŋ²¹/
Shantou (Min Nan) /niõ⁵⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /niaŋ³¹/
/nio³¹/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (12)
Final:
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɳɨɐŋ/ /ni̯aŋ/ /niaŋ/ /ɳiɐŋ/ /ɳɨaŋ/ /nĭaŋ/ /niɑŋ/

Noun[edit]

  1. mother; aunt
  2. young girl
      ―  niáng  ―  girl
  3. woman
  4. wife

Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 生す ‎(musu, to beget) +‎ ‎(me, female)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana むすめ, romaji musume)

  1. A female child; daughter.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(nang) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer nang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nương, nàng, nường)

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