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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  or Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋa): semantic  ‎(water) + phonetic  ‎(OC *ŋa).

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 水弓田火 (ENWF), four-corner 37136)

  1. to fish
  2. seize
  3. pursue
  4. used as a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 644, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18101
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1052, character 5
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1726, character 10
  • Unihan data for U+6F01

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (31)
Final: (22)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: III
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: yú
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɨʌ/ /ŋiɔ/ /ŋiɔ/ /ŋɨə̆/ /ŋiɔ/ /ŋĭo/ /ŋi̯wo/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ ngjo › /*[ŋ](r)a/ to fish

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
15940 0 /*ŋa/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 4 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. to fish

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
りょう
Grade: 4
kan'yōon

From confusion with .[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana りょう, romaji ryō, historical hiragana れふ)

  1. (business) fishing

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(eo) (hangeul , revised eo, McCune-Reischauer ŏ, Yale e)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngư)

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