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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 85 +14, 17 strokes, cangjie input 水卜口人 (EYRO), four-corner 30132, composition)

  1. moat, trench, ditch
  2. Australia

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 656, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 18502
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1066, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 1771, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+6FE0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Yale hou4)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. moat, trench
  2. (abbreviation) Australia

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ごう
Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

From Middle Chinese .

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ごう, romaji , historical hiragana がう)

  1. moat, trench
Usage notes[edit]

濠 implies one with water, 壕 implies one without water.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほり
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

The 連用形 ‎(ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 掘る ‎(horu, to dig).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana ほり, romaji hori)

  1. ditch, canal
  2. moat
Derived terms[edit]

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]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

‎(Pinyin ér (er2), háo (hao2), nuán (nuan2), nuò (nuo4), ruǎn (ruan3), Wade-Giles erh2, hao2, nuan2, no4, juan3)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hɑu)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hào)

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