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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Radical: + Phonetic:

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 女尸手火 (VSQF), four-corner 41427, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 268, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6590
  • Dae Jaweon: page 535, character 40
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1070, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5ABD

Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


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

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 莫補切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muoX/ /muoX/ /moX/ /muoX/ /mɔX/ /muX/ /moX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8725 0 /*maːʔ/

Noun[edit]

  1. mother, mama
  2. a woman servant

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. mother

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

  1. mother
  2. grandmother

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mụ, , , mợ, ma)

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