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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(grass) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +5, 11 strokes, cangjie input 廿戈竹 (TIH), four-corner 44253, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1025, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30833
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1485, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3188, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+8302

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Dialectal pronunciations ()
Variety Location
Mandarin Beijing /mɑu⁵¹/
Harbin /mau⁵³/
Tianjin /mɑu⁵³/
Jinan /mɔ²¹/
Qingdao /mɔ⁴²/
Zhengzhou /mau³¹²/
Xi'an /mau⁴⁴/
Xining /mɔ²¹³/
Yinchuan /mɔ¹³/
Lanzhou /mɔ¹³/
Ürümqi /mɔ²¹³/
Wuhan /mau³⁵/
Chengdu /moŋ¹³/
/mau¹³/
Guiyang /moŋ²¹³/
Kunming /mo²¹²/
Nanjing /məi⁴⁴/
/mo⁴⁴/
Hefei /mɔ⁵³/
Jin Taiyuan /mau⁴⁵/
Pingyao /mu³⁵/
Hohhot /mɔ⁵⁵/
Wu Shanghai /mɤ¹³/
/mɔ¹³/
Suzhou /mɤ³¹/
Hangzhou /mei¹³/
Wenzhou /mɜ²²/
Hui Shexian /mɔ²²/
Tunxi
Xiang Changsha /məu⁵⁵/
Xiangtan /maɯ⁵⁵/
Gan Nanchang /mɛu²¹/
Hakka Meixian /miau⁵³/
Taoyuan /meu⁵⁵/
Cantonese Guangzhou /mɐu²²/
Nanning /mɐu²²/
Hong Kong /mɐu²²/
Min Xiamen (Min Nan) /bɔ²²/
Fuzhou (Min Dong) /mɑu²⁴²/
Jian'ou (Min Bei) /me⁴⁴/
Shantou (Min Nan) /mõu³⁵/
Haikou (Min Nan) /mɔu³⁵/
Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (4)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/məuH/ /mə̯uH/ /muH/ /məuH/ /məwH/ /məuH/ /məuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
13225 1 /*mus/

Definitions[edit]

  1. thick, lush, dense
  2. talented

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. overgrown; luxuriant, thickly growing, lush

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana しげる, romaji Shigeru)

  1. A male given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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