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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Stroke order
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Etymology[edit]

Pictogram (象形) – a hand, used for sound value.

又 又 又 又
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han character[edit]

(radical 29 +0, 2 strokes, cangjie input 弓大 (NK), four-corner 17400)

  1. and, also, again, in addition

Descendants[edit]

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 164, character 43
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3115
  • Dae Jaweon: page 374, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 390, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+53C8

Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (又), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 云 (35)
Final: 尤
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 于救切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/ɦɨuH/ /i̯ə̯uH/ /ɣiuH/ /ɦiuH/ /ɦuwH/ /ɣĭəuH/ /ɣiəuH/

Adverb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yòu)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) again
    • Genesis 1:21
      神就造出大鱼和水中所滋生各样有生命的动物,各从其类。造出各样飞鸟,各从其类。神看着是好的。
      Shén jiù zàochū dàyú hé shuǐzhòng suǒ zīshēng gèyàng yǒu shēngmìng de dòngwù, gècóngqílèi. Yòu zàochū gèyàng fēiniǎo, gècóngqílèi. Shén kànzhe shì hào de.
      And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
    又下雨了! yòu xiàyǔ le!
    It's raining again!
  2. also, in addition
  3. and, too, (when repetead) both...and
    我又饿又渴。 wǒ yòu è yòu kě.
    I am hungry and thirsty.
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lại, hựu)

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