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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 122 +3, 8 strokes, cangjie input 月廿卜女 (BTYV), four-corner 77220)

  1. net
  2. deceive
  3. libel
  4. negative

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 946, character 30
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 28211
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1387, character 21
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2914, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+7F54

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping mong5, Yale mong5)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mang) (hangeul [[]], revised mang, McCune-Reischauer mang, Yale mang)


Mandarin[edit]

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǎng)

  1. [archaic] to falsely accuse; to wrong (someone); to slander

Usage notes[edit]

  • The modern vernacular equivalent to (when it means falsely accuse) is: 冤枉.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(võng, vóng, vọng)