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See also:
U+732A, 猪
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-732A

[U+7329]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+732B]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 94 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 大竹十大日 (KHJKA), composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 714, character 26
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 20511
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1126, character 24
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1351, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+732A

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*rtaːʔ, *rtaː
*tjaː, *tja
*tjaːʔ
*tjaːʔ, *taːʔ
*tjaːʔ
*l̥ʰjaːʔ
*tʰjaːʔ
*djaː, *taː
*hljaː
*toːlʔ
*taː
*taː
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ
*taːʔ, *tʰaʔ
*daː, *da
*daː
*daː
*daː
*ljaʔ
*ta
*ta
*ta
*ta, *da
*ta
*taʔ, *tʰaʔ
*taʔ, *tas, *da, *taɡ, *daɡ
*tas, *das
*da
*da
*tja
*tja, *djas
*tja
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjaʔ
*tjas
*djas
*djas
*djas
*hlja
*hjaʔ
*taɡ
*taɡ
*taɡ

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ta): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *tjaːʔ).

Definitions[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is the simplified and variant traditional form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
いのしし
Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

The kanji is from Chinese (pig). Compare Japanese (buta, pig) from Chinese (suckling pig) and Japanese (saru, monkey) from Chinese (ape).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana いのしし, katakana イノシシ, rōmaji inoshishi, historical hiragana ゐのしし)

  1. wild boar
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana, especially in biological contexts, as イノシシ.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
kun’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana , rōmaji i, historical hiragana )

  1. pig, boar

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
しし
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

From (shishi, meat, flesh).[3][1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana しし, rōmaji shishi)

  1. Alternative spelling of

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan