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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + 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]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (摩), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 莫婆切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑ/ /muɑ/ /muɑ/ /muɑ/ /mwa/ /muɑ/ /muɑ/
Character (摩), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 戈
Division: I

Openness: Closed
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 摸卧切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑH/ /muɑH/ /muɑH/ /muɑH/ /mwaH/ /muɑH/ /muɑH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8704 1 /*maːl/
8711 1 /*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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