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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形). The modern character is an Ideogrammic compound (會意):  ‎(tiger stripes) +  ‎(human legs).

Oracle hu3 tiger.svg

A tiger.

Han character[edit]

(radical 141 +2, 6 strokes, cangjie input 卜心竹弓 (YPHN) or 卜心竹山 (YPHU), four-corner 21217, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1073, character 3
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 32675
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1539, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2819, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+864E

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alt. forms
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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sino-Tibetan *k-la ‎(tiger), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *klaʔ ‎(tiger).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (32)
Final () (23)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/huoX/
Pan
Wuyun
/huoX/
Shao
Rongfen
/xoX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/hɔX/
Li
Rong
/xoX/
Wang
Li
/xuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/xuoX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ xuX ›
Old
Chinese
/*qʰˤraʔ/ (W dialect: *qˤʰr- >r̥ˤ- > x-)
English tiger

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 # 1/1
No. 5230
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*qʰlaːʔ/

Definitions[edit]

  1. tiger
      ―  lǎo  ―  tiger
  2. brave, fierce
  3. A surname​.

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Kanji in this term
とら
Grade: S
kun'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana とら, katakana トラ, romaji tora)

  1. (zoology) tiger

Compounds[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hổ, hoài, hoàng)

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