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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  ‎(fish) + phonetic  – 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]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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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