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See also:
U+731B, 猛
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-731B

[U+731A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+731C]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 94, +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 大竹弓木廿 (KHNDT), four-corner 47217, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 713, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20498
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1125, character 19
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1354, character 22
  • Unihan data for U+731B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mraːŋʔ
*mraːŋʔ
*mraːŋʔ
*maŋʔ
*mraːŋs

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mraːŋʔ): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *mraːŋs).

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • béng - literary;
  • mih/meeh/mé - vernacular.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (109)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠæŋX/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚaŋX/
Shao
Rongfen
/maŋX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/maɨjŋX/
Li
Rong
/mɐŋX/
Wang
Li
/mɐŋX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mɐŋX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
měng
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9148
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mraːŋʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. ferocious; fierce; violent; powerful; vigorous
    /   ―  Fēng chuī de hěn měng.  ―  The wind is blowing very hard.
    /   ―  měngshòu  ―  ferocious beast
  2. bold
      ―  yǒngměng  ―  bold
  3. (slang) awesome
  4. suddenly; quickly
  5. (Cantonese) continuously; vigorously; persistently; insistently
    打機記得食飯 [Cantonese, trad.]
    打机记得食饭 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Keoi5 maang5 daa2 gei1, dou1 m4 gei3 dak1 jiu3 sik6 faan6. [Jyutping]
    He gamed as if there were no tomorrow, such that he even forgot to eat.
    女仔明明唔係 [Cantonese, trad.]
    女仔明明唔系 [Cantonese, simp.]
    From: Samuel Hui, 十個女仔
    sap6 go3 neoi5 zai2, gau2 go3 waa6 mai5, ming4 ming4 hai6 zai3, maang5 waa6 m4 hai6 [Jyutping]
    Out of ten girls, nine said no. [They're] obviously willing, [but they] kept saying no.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Kanji in this term
もう
Grade: S
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana もう, rōmaji , historical hiragana まう)

  1. ferociousness

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana たけし, rōmaji Takeshi)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana たける, rōmaji Takeru)

  1. A male given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(maeng) (hangeul , revised maeng, McCune–Reischauer maeng, Yale mayng)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(mãnh, mạnh)

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