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U+9C3B, 鰻
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-9C3B

[U+9C3A]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+9C3C]
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Translingual[edit]

Glyph origin[edit]

Characters in the same phonetic series () (Zhengzhang, 2003) 
Old Chinese
*mroːn, *moːns, *mons
*mroːn
*mroːn, *mroːns, *mon, *moːn, *moːns
*mroːns
*mroːns
*mroːns, *moːns
*moːn, *mons
*moːn
*moːn, *mons
*moːn, *mons
*moːn, *moːns
*moːn, *moːns
*moːn
*moːns
*moːns
*mons

Phono-semantic compound (形聲, OC *moːn, *mons): semantic  (fish) + phonetic  (OC *moːn, *mons) – a kind of fish. Note that 曼 has meaning of “long”, hence connotations of “a long fish, an eel”.

Han character[edit]

(radical 195 +11, 22 strokes, cangjie input 弓火日田水 (NFAWE), four-corner 26347, composition)

  1. eel

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1477, character 7
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 46443
  • Dae Jaweon: page 2008, character 34
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 7, page 4710, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+9C3B

Chinese[edit]

trad.
simp.
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Initial () (4) (4)
Final () (62) (66)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Closed
Division () I III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/muɑn/ /mʉɐnH/
Pan
Wuyun
/mʷɑn/ /mʷiɐnH/
Shao
Rongfen
/muɑn/ /miuɐnH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mwan/ /muanH/
Li
Rong
/muɑn/ /miuɐnH/
Wang
Li
/muɑn/ /mĭwɐnH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/muɑn/ /mi̯wɐnH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
mán wàn
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
No. 8744 8758
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 3
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*moːn/ /*mons/

Noun[edit]

  1. eel

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

  1. eel

Readings[edit]

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Kanji in this term
うなぎ
Hyōgaiji
kun'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うなぎ, katakana ウナギ, romaji unagi)

  1. eel

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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