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Character
Unicode name CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6CBC
Code point U+6CBC
Entity number 沼
Unicode block CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6CBB] [U+6CBD]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +5, 8 strokes, cangjie input 水尸竹口 (ESHR), four-corner 37162)

  1. lake, fishpond, swamps

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 614, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17257
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1008, character 1
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1597, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+6CBC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Jyutping ziu2, Yale jiu2)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese. Root of the Old Japanese verb ぬる ‎(nuru, to become loose; to become wet) and modern Japanese 濡れる ‎(nureru, to become wet), adverb ぬるぬる ‎(nurunuru, loosely; lukewarmly; oozingly).

May be cognate with Korean ‎(neup, swamp, bog, marsh), Mongolian нам ‎(nam, low-lying), намаг ‎(namag, swamp, bog, marsh), норох ‎(noroh, to become wet).

Generally only used in compounds in modern Japanese.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji nu)

  1. a swamp, a bog, a marsh, a wetland
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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(numa): a marsh, a wetland.
Kanji in this term
ぬま
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Appears to be a compound of ‎(nu, swamp) +‎ ‎(ma, space, area).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ぬま, romaji numa)

  1. a swamp, a bog, a marsh, a wetland
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: S
on'yomi

/seu//ɕeu//ɕʲoː/

From Middle Chinese ‎(tsyewX, swamp). Compare modern Mandarin ‎(zhǎo).

Only ever used in compounds.

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

‎(hiragana しょう, romaji shō, historical hiragana せう)

  1. a swamp, a bog, a marsh, a wetland
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin (gu3), zhǎo (zhao3), Wade-Giles ku3, chao3)

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Compounds[edit]