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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (silk, thin thread) + phonetic . Modern , from Middle Chinese nəp, from Old Chinese *nuːb. Original sense: "to patch old cloths", "to make enter → to accept, to receive; to contribute". The latter sense is the causative of (rù, from MC ȵip, from Old Chinese *njub, "to enter"), the glyph which is part of , the traditional form of ("to be inside"). Also cognate with (nèi, from MC nuoi, from Old Chinese *nuːbs, "to be in, inside").

Han character[edit]

(radical 120 +4, 10 strokes, cangjie input 女火人月 (VFOB), four-corner 24927, composition)

  1. admit, take, receive, accept

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 916, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 27264
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1345, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3373, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+7D0D

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping naap6, Yale naap6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana おさむ, romaji Osamu)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(nap) (hangeul , revised nap, McCune-Reischauer nap, Yale nap)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (na4), Wade-Giles na4)

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(nạp, nấp, nập, nép, nớp, núp, nượp, nuốt, nầm, nóp, nốp, nộp)