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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
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Han character

(radical 9 +13, 15 strokes, cangjie input 人廿田女 (OTWV), four-corner 25232)

  1. I
  2. you
  3. family name
  4. person (Fujianese)

References

  • KangXi: page 118, character 25
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1176
  • Dae Jaweon: page 251, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 225, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+5102

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale nung4)


Japanese

Noun

(わし, washi)

  1. I, me (used by the elderly)

Kanji

Readings


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 농, revised nong, McCune-Reischauer nong)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified 侬, pinyin nóng (nong2), Wade-Giles nung2)

Usage notes

It is commonly used in Shanghainese (to mean 'you'), but utterly unknown in Mandarin.


Vietnamese

Han character

nông

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