Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also:

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]

Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (茂), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 侯
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 莫候切
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)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.