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Translingual[edit]

Japanese stroke order
禾-jbw.png
Stroke order
禾-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script
禾-oracle.svg 禾-bronze.svg 禾-bigseal.svg 禾-seal.svg

Pictogram (象形) Picture of a plant stalk. The stalk is more recognizable in older form.

Han character[edit]

(radical 115 +0, 5 strokes, cangjie input 竹木 (HD), four-corner 20904, composition丿)

Related characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 848, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 24906
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1270, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2588, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+79BE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (33)
Final () (95)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ɦuɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ɦuɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ɣuɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ɦwa/
Li
Rong
/ɣuɑ/
Wang
Li
/ɣuɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ɣuɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
huó
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ hwa ›
Old
Chinese
/*[ɢ]ˤoj/
English growing grain

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
Reading # 1/1
No. 4931
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ɡoːl/

Definitions[edit]

  1. grain, cereal
  2. rice plant
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

  1. rice plant

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(hwa) (hangeul )

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hoà)

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