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U+83A8, 莨
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-83A8

[U+83A7]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+83A9]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 140 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 廿戈日女 (TIAV), four-corner 44732, composition)

  1. herb
  2. marsh grass
  3. false gambier used as a dyestuff.
  4. Scopolia japonica

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1035, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 31075
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1494, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3225, character 11
  • Unihan data for U+83A8

Chinese[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Large seal script Small seal script
莨-bigseal.svg 莨-seal.svg
Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*raːl, *raːlʔ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ, *raŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raŋ, *raŋs
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋs
*raːŋ, *raŋs
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ, *raːŋʔ
*raːŋ
*raːŋ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋʔ
*raːŋs
*raːŋs
*naŋ
*raŋ
*raŋ
*raŋs

Etymology 1[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. tobacco

Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
たばこ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

From Portuguese tabaco. Typically an unusual gairaigo reading.

Noun[edit]

(hiragana たばこ, katakana タバコ, rōmaji tabako)

  1. Alternative spelling of 煙草: tobacco, cigar, cigarette

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(rang>nang) (hangeul >, revised rang>nang, McCune-Reischauer rang>nang, Yale lang>nang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lang, lương)

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