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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +6, 12 strokes, cangjie input 中戈土土 (LIGG), four-corner 54114)

  1. frog

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping waa1, Yale wa1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Etymology 1[edit]

/kaheru/: [kaperu] → [kaɸeru] → [kaweru] → [kaeru]. The loss of the medial -w- is due to the following -e as Japanese ceased to distinguish between /e, we/.

Noun[edit]

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(hiragana かえる, historical hiragana かへる, romaji kaeru)

  1. frog

Etymology 2[edit]

/kahazu/: [kapazu] → [kaɸazu] → [kawazu].

Noun[edit]

(hiragana かわず, historical hiragana かはづ, romaji kawazu)

  1. frog
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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(wa, wae) (hangeul [[, ]], revised wa, wae, McCune-Reischauer wa, wae, Yale wa, way)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin jué (jue2), (wa1), Wade-Giles chüeh2, wa1)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(qua)


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(oa)