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See also:
U+6B50, 歐
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6B50

[U+6B4F]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6B51]

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
Simplified
Traditional

Han character[edit]

(radical 76 +11, 15 strokes, cangjie input 尸口弓人 (SRNO), four-corner 77782, composition)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 571, character 27
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16185
  • Dae Jaweon: page 959, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2149, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+6B50

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
歐-bigseal.svg 歐-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
kʰoː, *kʰo
kʰoː
kʰoː, *qoː
qoː
qoː, *qoːʔ
qoː, *kʰo
qoː
qoː
qoː, *qoːs
qoː
qoː, *qoːʔ
qoː
qoː
qoː, *kʰu, *qo, *qos
qoː, *qas
qoː
qoːʔ
qoːʔ
kʰl'o
kʰjo
kʰo, *kʰos
kʰo
kʰo
kʰo
kʰo
qoʔ
qos
qos

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *qoː, *qoːʔ): phonetic  (OC *qoː, *kʰo) + semantic  (to yawn; to exhale) – to vomit (original form of ).

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: The zero initial /∅-/ is commonly pronounced with a ng-initial /ŋ-/ in some varieties of Cantonese, including Hong Kong Cantonese.
Note:
  • au - vernacular;
  • o͘/o/io - literary.

  • Dialectal data
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /ou⁵⁵/
Harbin /ou⁴⁴/
Tianjin /nou²¹/
Jinan /ŋou²¹³/
Qingdao /ɣou²¹³/
Zhengzhou /ou²⁴/
Xi'an /ŋou²¹/
Xining /nɯ⁴⁴/
Yinchuan /əu⁴⁴/
Lanzhou /ou³¹/
Ürümqi /ɤu⁴⁴/
Wuhan /ŋəu⁵⁵/
Chengdu /ŋəu⁵⁵/
Guiyang /ŋəu⁵⁵/
/əu⁵⁵/
Kunming /əu⁴⁴/
Nanjing /əɯ³¹/
Hefei /ʐɯ²¹/
Jin Taiyuan /ɣəu¹¹/
Pingyao /ŋəu¹³/
Hohhot /ŋəu³¹/
Wu Shanghai /ɤ⁵³/
Suzhou /ɤ⁵⁵/
Hangzhou /ʔei³³/
Wenzhou /au³³/
Hui Shexian /niu³¹/
/ŋiu³¹/
Tunxi
Xiang Changsha /ŋəu³³/
Xiangtan /ŋəɯ³³/
Gan Nanchang /ŋiɛu⁴²/
Hakka Meixian /eu⁴⁴/
Taoyuan /eu²⁴/
Cantonese Guangzhou /ɐu⁵³/
Nanning /ɐu⁵⁵/
Hong Kong /ɐu⁵³/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /ɔ⁵⁵/
/au⁵⁵/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /eu⁴⁴/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /e⁵⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /au³³/
Haikou (Min Nan) /ɔu²³/

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (34)
Final () (137)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ʔəu/
Pan
Wuyun
/ʔəu/
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔəu/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ʔəw/
Li
Rong
/ʔu/
Wang
Li
/əu/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ʔə̯u/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
ōu
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2
No. 10583
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qoː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. Short for 歐羅巴欧罗巴 (Ōuluóbā, “Europe”).
  2. Short for 歐姆欧姆 (ōumǔ, “ohm”).
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“to vomit”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. Europe

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(gu) (hangeul , McCune-Reischauer ku, Yale kwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(âu)

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