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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. The character was once interchangeable with and may have originated as a simplification.

Han character[edit]

(radical 5 +2, 3 strokes, cangjie input (PD), four-corner 44712)

  1. too; also
    • Example: 中国人。 (I too am Chinese/I am also Chinese. In Standard Vernacular Chinese)
  2. Classical final particle of strong affirmation or identity
    • Example: 西天下。 (Laden with surrounding mountains, it is clearly the most supreme under heaven. In Classical Chinese)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 84, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 171
  • Dae Jaweon: page 170, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 50, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+4E5F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jaa5, Yale ya5)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ ya (ya1), Guangdong ja1 [Bao'an, Dongguan, Hong Kong, Meixian], za1, za3, za6 [Hailu], ja1, ja3, ja5 [Siyan], ja1, ja3 [Kwangtung], Hagfa Pinyim ya1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ya)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ya, McCune-Reischauer: ya)
  • Name (hangeul): 이끼, 어조사 (revised: ikki, eojosa, McCune-Reischauer: ikki, ǒjosa)

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin
Zhuyin ㄧㄝˇ
IPA (key) /i̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/
Audio
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Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. also; too
    • John 1.13
      这等人不是从血气生的,不是从情欲生的,不是从人意生的,乃是从神生的。
      Zhèděng rén bùshì cóng xuèqì shēng de, bùshì cóng qíngyù shēng de, bùshì cóng rényì shēng de, nǎishì cóng Shén shēng de.
      Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
    我也去了。
    wǒ yě qù le.
    I also went.

Particle[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. (classical) Emphatic final particle
    生而知之者,上也
    Those who are born with the possession of knowledge are the highest class of men.

Proper noun[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. a Chinese surname

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (ye3), Wade-Giles yeh3)

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary (Based on CC-CEDICT). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

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Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA (ia7))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(, dạ, giã)

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