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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +7, 13 strokes, cangjie input 中戈竹手戈 (LIHQI), four-corner 53150, composition)

  1. moth

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1083, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33082
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1551, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2856, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+86FE

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2
Initial () (31)
Final () (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋa/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑ/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
é
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
é
Middle
Chinese
‹ nga ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋˤaj/
English silkworm moth [Bombyx]

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 # 1/2
No. 13036
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːl/
Notes

Noun[edit]

  1. moth
  2. Abbreviation of 蛾眉 (éméi).

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A surname​.

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This character, , is a variant form of .)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Kanji in this term

Hyōgaiji
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese ‎(nga, moth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji ga)

  1. moth

See also[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]

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

  1. moth

Okinawan[edit]

Kanji[edit]

‎(hiragana がー, romaji gaa)

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with mainland Japanese ‎(ga).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana がー, romaji gaa)

  1. moth

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngài, nga)

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