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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *maːl, *maːls): phonetic  ‎(OC *mraːl) + semantic  ‎(hand) – to rub or grind by hand. Note that 麻 also has the meaning of “sesame”, hence connotations of “to grind sesame”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 戈金手 (ICQ) or 戈木手 (IDQ), four-corner 00252, composition)

  1. rub, scour, grind
  2. friction

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 450, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12613
  • Dae Jaweon: page 801, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1940, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6469

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (95) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Pan
Wuyun
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwa/ /mwaH/
Li
Rong
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Wang
Li
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑ/ /muɑH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 8704 8711
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maːl/ /*maːls/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Ryakuji for 摩, a phono-semantic simplification as 广 (radical/semantic) + マ (phonetic “ma” for on reading), also used for ; compare and .

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ma)

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