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See also: 饿

Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 184 +7, 16 strokes, cangjie input 人戈竹手戈 (OIHQI), four-corner 83750, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1420, character 8
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 44168
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1945, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4456, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+9913

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp. 饿

Glyph origin[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *ŋaːls): semantic  + phonetic  ‎(OC *ŋaːlʔ)

Pronunciation[edit]


Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (31)
Final () (94)
Tone (調) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/ŋɑH/
Pan
Wuyun
/ŋɑH/
Shao
Rongfen
/ŋɑH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ŋaH/
Li
Rong
/ŋɑH/
Wang
Li
/ŋɑH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/ŋɑH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
è
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
è
Middle
Chinese
‹ ngaH ›
Old
Chinese
/*ŋˤaj-s/
English hungry

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 # 1/1
No. 13044
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ŋaːls/

Definitions[edit]

  1. hungry
    / 饿  ―  è le.  ―  I'm hungry.
  2. to starve

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of (“hungry”)
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical
Mandarin Beijing
Cantonese Guangzhou 肚餓
Hong Kong 肚餓
Taishan 肚飢
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Taiwanese Raoping
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Quanzhou
Xiamen
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Chaozhou 肚困

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. hungry

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ngạ, nga)

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