朦朧

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See also: 矇矓 and 朦胧

Chinese[edit]

deceive; indistinct rising moon
trad. (朦朧)
simp. (朦胧)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 1/1
Initial () (4) (37)
Final () (1) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/məwŋ/ /ləwŋ/
Li
Rong
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Wang
Li
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muŋ/ /luŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
méng lóng

Adjective[edit]

朦朧

  1. (of moonlight) dim; hazy
  2. indistinct; fuzzy; blurred
  3. confused; muddled

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もう
Hyōgaiji
ろう
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

Adjective[edit]

朦朧 (-tari inflection, hiragana もうろう, rōmaji mōrō)

  1. faint, dim, obscure (not clearly visible)
  2. vague (not clearly expressed)
  3. hazy (in an impaired mental state)

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