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See also:
U+6E26, 渦
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-6E26

[U+6E25]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+6E27]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 水月月口 (EBBR), four-corner 37127, composition)

  1. swirl, whirlpool, eddy

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 634, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 17771
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1041, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1651, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+6E26

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*l'oːl
*ɡ·roːl, *kʷroːl
*kloːl, *kloːls
*kloːl, *qloːl
*kloːl
*kloːl, *ɡloːls
*kloːl
*koːl, *kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kloːl
*kloːl, *qloːl
*kloːlʔ, *kloːls
*kʰloːl
*kʰloːl, *kr'oːl
*ɡloːlʔ
*qloːl
*qloːl
*kr'oːl
*kr'oːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːlʔ
*kroːlʔ
*qʰroːls, *qʰʷroːls
*kʷroːl
*kʰʷroːl
*kʰʷroːl

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kloːl, *qloːl): semantic  (water) + phonetic  (OC *kʰʷroːl).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (34)
Final () (95) (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwa/ /ʔwa/
Li
Rong
/kuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Wang
Li
/kuɑ/ /uɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kuɑ/ /ʔuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guō
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 4363 4377
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kloːl/ /*qloːl/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
on’yomi

/kwa//ka/

From Middle Chinese (kwa?, eddy, swirl, whirlpool).

Pronunciation[edit]

Affix[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji ka, historical hiragana くわ)

  1. eddy, swirl, whirlpool, vortex
Usage notes[edit]

This reading is only ever found in compounds.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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(uzu): a vortex in colored smoke, caused by the passage of an airplane wing.
Kanji in this term
うず
Grade: S
kun’yomi

/udu//udzu//uzu/

From Old Japanese.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うず, rōmaji uzu, historical hiragana うづ)

  1. eddy, swirl, whirlpool, vortex
    • Early 700s, 播磨国風土記 (Harima no Kuni Fudoki, “Chronicles of the Country of Harima”)
       () () (ふち)あり。 (かれ) () () (がわ) (なづ)く。
      uzu no fuchi ari. Kare, Uzugawa to nazuku.
      There is a deep whirl / eddy pool there. As such, it is called “Uzugawa” (Eddy River).
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

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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