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U+7A93, 窓
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-7A93

[U+7A92]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+7A94]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(Kangxi radical 116, +6, 11 strokes, cangjie input 十金戈心 (JCIP), composition or ⿱)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 865, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 25494
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1293, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2730, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+7A93

Usage notes[edit]

This character is listed in the Kangxi dictionary (廣韻) as an unorthodox form (俗字) of .


Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“window”).
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
まど
Grade: 6
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
(kyujitai)

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From Old Japanese. Compound of (ma, eye, ancient combining form of modern (me)) +‎ (to, gate, opening), in reference to an opening for looking through.[1][2][3]

Alternatively, may be a compound of (ma, gap) +‎ (to, gate, opening).[1][3][4]

First cited in some references to a text from 794,[5] and also found in the Man'yōshū of 759.[6]

The Microsoft Windows sense is a calque of English Windows.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(まど) (mado

  1. [from 759] window
    Synonym: (rare) 窓牖 (sōyū)
  2. [from 1931] (regional, dialect, Etchū region) a deep gap in a mountain ridge (so called for the way the wind blows through, like a window[1][7])
    Synonym: (Shinshū region) きれっと (kiretto)
  3. [date uncertain] マド: (investing) on a candlestick chart, a gap in day-to-day candlesticking caused by a marked increase or decrease in the price of a security, derivative, currency, or other investment
    Synonym: (sora)

Descendants[edit]

  • Yami: mado

Proper noun[edit]

(まど) (Mado

  1. (Internet slang, dated) Windows (an operating system)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  2. ^ ”, in デジタル大辞泉 (Dejitaru Daijisen)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, updated roughly every four months
  3. 3.0 3.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. 4.0 4.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 窓・窗・牖”, in 日本国語大辞典 (Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten)[2] (in Japanese), 2nd edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 2000, →ISBN
  6. ^ c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 11, poem 2679), available online here
  7. 7.0 7.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  8. ^ 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]

(eumhun 창문 (changmun chang))

  1. Hanja form? of (window).

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

: Hán Nôm readings: song

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