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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 水尸一月 (ESMB), four-corner 37127, composition)

  1. leak, drip
  2. funnel
  3. hourglass

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 645, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18120
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1054, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1731, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+6F0F

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /lou⁵¹/
Harbin /lou⁵³/
Tianjin /lou⁵³/
Jinan /lou²¹/
Qingdao /lou⁴²/
Zhengzhou /lou³¹²/
Xi'an /lou⁴⁴/
Xining /lɯ²¹³/
Yinchuan /ləu¹³/
Lanzhou /lou¹³/
Ürümqi /lɤu²¹³/
Wuhan /nəu³⁵/
Chengdu /nəu¹³/
Guiyang /ləu²¹³/
Kunming /ləu²¹²/
Nanjing /ləɯ⁴⁴/
Hefei /lɯ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /ləu⁴⁵/
Pingyao /ləu³⁵/
Hohhot /ləu⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /lɤ¹³/
Suzhou /lɤ³¹/
Hangzhou /lei¹³/
Wenzhou /lau²²/
Hui Shexian /liu²²/
Tunxi /liu¹¹/
Xiang Changsha /ləu⁵⁵/
/ləu¹¹/
Xiangtan /nəɯ²¹/
Gan Nanchang /lɛu²¹/
Hakka Meixian /leu⁵³/
Taoyuan /leu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /lɐu²²/
Nanning /lɐu²²/
Hong Kong /lɐu²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /lau²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /lɑu²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /le⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /lau³¹/
Haikou (Min Nan) /lau²³/ ~雨
/lau³⁵/ 排水
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ləuH/ /lə̯uH/ /luH/ /ləuH/ /ləwH/ /ləuH/ /ləuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
lòu ‹ luwH › /*[Nə-r]ˤok-s/ leak (v.)

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
8514 0 /*roːs/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. to leak
  2. to escape

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ru, nu) (hangeul , , revised ru, nu, McCune-Reischauer ru, nu, Yale lwu, nwu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lậu, lâu, làu, lạu)

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