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U+8778, 蝸
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-8778

[U+8777]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+8779]
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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142 +9, 15 strokes, cangjie input 中戈月月口 (LIBBR), four-corner 57127, composition)

  1. terrestrial snail (as opposed to an aquatic snail, )

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1091, character 29
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33338
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1557, character 2
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2862, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+8778

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*l'oːl
*ɡ·roːl, *kʷroːl
*kloːl, *kloːls
*kloːl, *qloːl
*kloːl
*kloːl, *ɡloːls
*kloːl
*koːl, *kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kloːl
*kloːl, *qloːl
*kloːlʔ, *kloːls
*kʰloːl
*kʰloːl, *kr'oːl
*ɡloːlʔ
*qloːl
*qloːl
*kr'oːl
*kr'oːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːl, *kʷroːl
*kroːlʔ
*kroːlʔ
*qʰroːls, *qʰʷroːls
*kʷroːl
*kʰʷroːl
*kʰʷroːl

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *kroːl, *kʷroːl): semantic  (worm) + phonetic  (OC *kʰʷroːl).

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (28) (28)
Final () (32) (99)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () II II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠuɛ/ /kˠua/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʷᵚæ/ /kʷᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/kuæi/ /kua/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kwaɨj/ /kwaɨ/
Li
Rong
/kuɛ/ /kua/
Wang
Li
/kwai/ /kwa/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kwai/ /kwa/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
guā guā
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ kwæ ›
Old
Chinese
/*k.rˤoj/ (dialect: *k.rˤ- > *kˤr-)
English snail

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 2/2
No. 4384 4394
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kroːl/ /*kʷroːl/

Definitions[edit]

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Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(oa)

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