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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 (first edition): volume 2, page 1354, character 22
  • Unihan data for U+731B

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Glyph origin[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • men3 - vernacular;
  • mang3 - vernacular (used in 猛子);
  • mung3 - literary.
  • Hakka
  • Note:
    • Sixian:
      • mâng - verncular;
      • mên - literary.
  • Jin
  • Min Bei
  • Min Dong
  • Note:
    • māng - fierce (of fires), quick/speedy;
    • mēng - fierce (general), surname;
    • mē̤ng - powerful, suddenly.
  • Min Nan
  • Note:
    • Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwan:
      • béng - literary;
      • mí/mée/mé/mih/meeh - vernacular.
  • (Teochew)
  • Note:
    • mên2 - vernacular ("fast");
    • mêng2 - literary.
  • Wu
  • Note:
    • 3man - vernacular;
    • 2'men - literary.
  • Xiang

    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
      /   ―  měngshòu  ―  ferocious beast
    2. bold; brave; courageous
        ―  yǒngměng  ―  bold
    3. powerful; vigorous; intense
      /   ―  Fēng chuī de hěn měng.  ―  The wind is blowing very hard.
    4. (slang) awesome
    5. (Cantonese) haunted; spooky
    6. (Min Dong, Teochew, Hainanese, Zhangzhou and Penang Hokkien) fast; quick
    7. suddenly; abruptly; quickly
    8. (colloquial) to one's heart's content
    9. (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.
    10. A surname​.

    Synonyms[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Sino-Xenic ():
    • Japanese: (もう) ()

    Others:

    References[edit]


    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji[edit]

    (common “Jōyō” kanji)

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    Readings[edit]

    Compounds[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    もう
    Grade: S
    on’yomi

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    (もう) ( (historical kana まう)

    1. ferociousness

    Prefix[edit]

    (もう) (mō- (historical kana まう)

    1. wild, ferocious, frenzied
      (もう)ダッシュ
      -dasshu
      wild dash
      (もう)アタック
      -atakku
      frenzied attack
      (もう)勉強(べんきょう)
      -benkyō
      intense studying

    Proper noun[edit]

    (たけし) (Takeshi

    1. A male given name

    (たける) (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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