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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(worm) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

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

  1. a snail, Eulota callizoma

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]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (蝸), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 佳
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古娃切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣuɛ/ /kwai/ /kuɛ/ /kʷɯæ/ /kwaɨj/ /kwai/ /kuæi/
Character (蝸), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 麻
Division: II

Openness: Closed
Tone: Level (Ø)

Fanqie: 古華切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣua/ /kwa/ /kua/ /kʷɯa/ /kwaɨ/ /kwa/ /kua/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kwæ › /*k.rˤoj (dialect: *k.rˤ- > *kˤr-)/ 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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
4384 3 /*kroːl/
4394 3 /*kʷroːl/

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(oa)

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