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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +8, 10 strokes, cangjie input 人大中山 (OKLU), four-corner 24216, composition)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 106, character 21
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 736
  • Dae Jaweon: page 227, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 173, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+4FFA

Chinese[edit]

I (northern dialects)
simp. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (俺), Pronunciation 1/2

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 鹽
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 於驗切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔiᴇmH/ /ʔi̯ɛmH/ /ʔiɛmH/ /ʔiɛmH/ /ʔiamH/ /ĭɛmH/ /ʔjæmH/
Character (俺), Pronunciation 2/2

Initial: 影 (34)
Final: 嚴
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 於劔切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ʔɨɐmH/ /ʔi̯ɐmH/ /ʔiɐmH/ /ʔiɐmH/ /ʔɨamH/ /ĭɐmH/ /ʔiɐmH/

Pronoun[edit]

  1. (dialectal Mandarin, Min) I, me, my; we, us, our

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a second person pronoun. Gradually changed into a first person pronoun.

Pronoun[edit]

(hiragana おれ, romaji ore)

  1. second person pronoun; you
  2. first person personal pronoun; I, me

Usage notes[edit]

俺/おれ is the usual casual form used by men, and is completely acceptable with friends; or are too formal for casual use. Conversely, in polite conversation or where polite forms are expected, 俺 is unacceptable and rude. As with other casual forms, may be used intentionally if one wishes to be rude, but should not be used otherwise.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(eom, eop) (hangeul , , revised eom, eop, McCune-Reischauer ŏm, ŏp)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(em, yêm, êm)

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