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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 9 +15, 17 strokes, cangjie input 人一月水 (OMBE), four-corner 21247, composition)

  1. superior, excellent
  2. actor

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 120, character 28
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1261
  • Dae Jaweon: page 254, character 26
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 233, character 4
  • Unihan data for U+512A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Jyutping jau1, Yale yau1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. a person with lithe movements
  2. kind (adj.)
  3. surpass
  4. rich; wealthy
    1. enough amount for certain thing
    2. the best grade on school results

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • New Nelson: 334
  • Halpern: 177
  • Halpern Learners: 130
  • Heisig: 993
  • Tuttle Kanji Dictionary: 2a15.1
  1. Source: EDICT and KANJIDIC files licensed by the Electronic Dictionaries Research Group.

Adverb[edit]

(hiragana ゆう, romaji )

  1. enough, amply
  2. easily, skillfully

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ゆう, romaji )

  1. A (letter grade); excellence
  2. gentleness

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana まさる, romaji Masaru)

  1. A male given name

(hiragana ゆう, romaji )

  1. A female given name

Related terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(u) (hangeul , revised u, McCune-Reischauer u)

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(simplified , Pinyin yōu (you1), Wade-Giles yu1)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(ưu)

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