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Etymology

From ‘words’ + ‘tongue’

Han character

(radical 149 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 卜口竹十口 (YRHJR), four-corner 02664)

  1. speech, talk, language
  2. dialect

References

  • KangXi: page 1158, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 35441
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1624, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3965, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8A71

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale wa2, wa6)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

Derived terms

Noun

(hiragana はなし, romaji hanashi)

  1. talking; speaking; speech; conversation
  2. a topic; a subject; that which is spoken about
  3. rumors; rumours
  4. negotiation; consultation; discussion
  5. lecture; speech; narrative; story

Alternative spellings


Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 화 (revised: hwa, McCune-Reischauer: hwa, Yale: hwa)
  • Name (hangeul): 말할()

Mandarin

Hanzi

(simplified 话, pinyin huà (hua4), Wade-Giles hua4)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(thoại)

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