onyomi reading for 学 In Mandarin, this character is pronounced xué, and in Cantonese, it's pronounced hok6, so how did this character get the onyomi reading ガク?
Feb 6, 2017 9:28 PM
Answers · 3
Simplified from 學. Middle Chinese: /ɦˠʌk̚/ Hakka (Sixian, PFS): ho̍k etc Korean/Hanji 학 hak I guess the initial "ha" sounded similar to "ga" and thus became in Japanese がく.
February 7, 2017
音読み ガク、訓読み まな(ぶ)です。
February 7, 2017
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