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U+6478, 摸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6478

[U+6477]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6479]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 64 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 手廿日大 (QTAK), four-corner 54034, composition)

  1. gently touch with hand
  2. caress

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 452, character 5
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 12644
  • Dae Jaweon: page 802, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1929, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+6478

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mraː
*mraːɡs
*maːl
*maː
*maː, *maːɡ
*maː
*maː
*maː, *maːɡ
*maː
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡs
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ
*maːɡ, *mraːɡ
*maːɡ
*mraːɡ
*mraːɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *maː, *maːɡ): semantic  (hand) + phonetic  (OC *maːɡ).

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: mok3, mok6 - rare.
Note:
  • Xiamen, Quanzhou, Zhangzhou:
    • bong - vernacular;
    • mo͘/bo͘ - literary.
  • Taiwan:
    • bong/bo͘, mo͘ - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (23) (103)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muo/ /mɑk̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/muo/ /mɑk̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/mo/ /mɑk̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mɔ/ /mak̚/
Li
Rong
/mo/ /mɑk̚/
Wang
Li
/mu/ /mɑk̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muo/ /mɑk̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 9242 9254
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*maː/ /*maːɡ/
Notes

Verb[edit]

  1. to touch; to feel (with the hand); to caress
  2. to fish for; to fumble; to grope for
  3. to feel out; to sound out
  4. to be sluggish

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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