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U+8166, 腦
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8166

[U+8165]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8167]

Translingual[edit]

Traditional
Shinjitai
Simplified

Han character[edit]

(radical 130 +9, 13 strokes, cangjie input 月女女田 (BVVW), four-corner 72263, composition𡿺)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 988, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 29681
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1440, character 32
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2100, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+8166

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*nuːʔ, *nuːs
*nuːʔ
*nuːʔ
*nuːʔ
*nuːʔ
*rnuː
𣳦 *rnuː

Originally , an ideogrammic compound (會意):  +  (hair) +  (head; fontanel). was later replaced with (“flesh”).

Etymology 1[edit]

trad.
simp.
alt. forms

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-nəw-k.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • Xiamen, Zhangzhou, Taiwan:
    • náu - vernacular;
    • ló - literary.

Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (8)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/nɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/nɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/nɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/nawX/
Li
Rong
/nɑuX/
Wang
Li
/nɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/nɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
nǎo
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
nǎo
Middle
Chinese
‹ nawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*nˤ[u]ʔ/
English brain

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 # 1/2
No. 9370
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*nuːʔ/
Notes

Definitions[edit]

  1. (anatomy) brain
  2. head
  3. to smash one's head
  4. core; central part
  5. brain-like object or substance
    豆腐 / 豆腐  ―  dòufunǎo  ―  tofu pudding

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

trad.
simp.

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2
Initial () (8)
Final () (89)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/nɑuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/nɑuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/nɑuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/nawH/
Li
Rong
/nɑuH/
Wang
Li
/nɑuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/nɑuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
nào
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 2/2
No. 9375
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*nuːs/

Definitions[edit]

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Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

(noe) (hangeul )

  1. Hanja form? of , “brain”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(não)

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