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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 75 +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 廿一木 (TMD), four-corner 44904, composition)

  1. certain thing or person

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 519, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 906, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1177, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+67D0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale mau5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. a certain person; a certain object

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Romanizations: Hepburn: soregashi, Nihon-siki and Kunrei-siki: soregasi, Other: sorẽgaxi (obsolete)

Pronoun[edit]

(hiragana それがし, romaji soregashi)

  1. (obsolete) Someone; somebody; a certain person.
  2. (obsolete) I; me. (Used by samurai.)
    • 1632: Diego Collado, Niffon no Cotõbani Yô Confesion, p. 4
      R. Sorẽgaxĩga cotòxi Deus no vòn jifino vie iòri Chriſtian ni nàri maràxitẽ gozàru iùie, ni, mãda confeſion vo mõsaĩdẽ gozàru.
      R. Ego ex Dei miſericordia hoc anno Chriſtianus factus, nunquam confeſſionem Sacramentalem feci: vnde hæc, quam modo incipio, erit prima.
      (Having become Christian out of the mercy of God this year, I have never made sacramental confession; whence, as I am just beginning, it will be the first.)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mo, mae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised mo, mae, McCune-Reischauer mo, mae, Yale mo, may)


Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin mǒu (mou3), qián (qian2), Wade-Giles mou3, ch'ien2)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mỗ, mấy, mồi, mới, với)