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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

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

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

Chinese[edit]

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simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (某), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 莫厚切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/məuX/ /mə̯uX/ /muX/ /məuX/ /məwX/ /məuX/ /məuX/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
mǒu ‹ muwX › /*məʔ/ so and so; a certain

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

  • Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
  • Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
  • Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
  • Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;
  • Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
9275 0 /*mɯʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. a certain, particular (person or thing)
    科學電磁 / 科学电磁  ―  Mǒu Kēxué de Chāo Diàncípào  ―  A Certain Scientific Railgun

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. a certain person; a certain object

Readings[edit]

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)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mỗ, mấy, mồi, mới, với)

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