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U+87C6, 蟆
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-87C6

[U+87C5]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+87C7]

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 142, +11, 17 strokes, cangjie input 中戈廿日大 (LITAK), four-corner 44136, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1096, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 33542
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1560, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian (first edition): volume 4, page 2876, character 17
  • Unihan data for U+87C6

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.
alternative forms

Glyph origin[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Shuowen Jiezi (compiled in Han)
Small seal script
蟆-seal.svg

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *mraː): semantic  + phonetic  (OC *maːɡ).

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “short for 蛤蟆?”)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (98)
Tone (調) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/mᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/ma/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/maɨ/
Li
Rong
/ma/
Wang
Li
/ma/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ma/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 9238
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mraː/

Definitions[edit]

  1. frog; toad

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 𧕥 (“small mosquito”).
(This character, , is a variant form of 𧕥.)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. toad

Readings[edit]

  • On (unclassified): (ba); (ma); ばく (baku)
  • Kun: がま (gama, ); ぶと (buto, ); くく (kuku)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, )

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.