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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 164 +11, 18 strokes, cangjie input 一田尸一竹 (MWSMH), four-corner 17622)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1287, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 40004
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1787, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3597, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+91AA

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Tibetan: Tibetan རུ་མ ‎(ru ma, curdled milk), Jingpho ru31- ‎(liquor). Similar-looking words in Tai-Kadai may be Han or post-Han loans; cf. Proto-Tai *ʰlawᶜ ‎(liquor) (Thai เหล้า ‎(lâo)).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Initial: (37)
Final: (89)
Tone: Level (Ø)

Openness: Open
Division: I
Fanqie:

Expected Mandarin reflex: láo
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Pan
Wuyun
Shao
Rongfen
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Li
Rong
Wang
Li
Bernard
Karlgren
/lɑu/ /lɑu/ /lɑu/ /law/ /lɑu/ /lɑu/ /lɑu/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
8343 1 /*ruːw/

Definitions[edit]

  1. unclear wine, wine with dregs
  2. Jiuniang (sweet, soup- or pudding-like dish in Chinese cuisine)
    Synonyms: 醪糟
  3. (TCM) poisonous wine
    Synonyms: 醪醴
  4. full-bodied wine

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ryo>yo) (hangeul >, revised ryo>yo, McCune-Reischauer ryo>yo, Yale lyo>yo)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lao)

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