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Han character

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人竹木女 (OHDV), four-corner 22244)

  1. docile
  2. dwarf, short
  3. (historical) Japan
  4. (historical) Japanese

References

  • KangXi: page 109, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 796
  • Dae Jaweon: page 232, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 179, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+502D

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale wo1)


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Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): , (< Middle Korean 와) (revised: wi, wae (< wa), McCune-Reischauer: wi, wae (< wa))
  • Name (hangeul): 왜나라 (revised: wae nara, McCune-Reischauer: wae nara)

Mandarin

Adjective

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wēi)

  1. (archaic) obedient
  2. (archaic) winding; meandering

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǒ)

  1. (archaic) describes a hairstyle for women that was popular during the Han Dynasty in which the hair was gathered up in a lopsided bun.

Noun

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin wō)

  1. (archaic) Japanese people; Japan

Vietnamese

Han character

(uy, oải, nuỵ, oa)

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