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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (mouth) + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +8, 11 strokes, cangjie input 口人土 (ROG), four-corner 60014, composition)

  1. only
  2. yes

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 193, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 3761
  • Dae Jaweon: page 413, character 17
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 642, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+552F

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping wai2, wai4, Yale wai2, wai4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Adverb[edit]

(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. just, only, simply

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ただ, romaji tada)

  1. ordinary, usual

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(hiragana ゆい, romaji Yui)

  1. A female given name

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin wéi (wei2), Wade-Giles wei2)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA (ui5))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(duy, dõi, dói, dúi, duỗi, giói, giọi, gioè, dạ, dọi, duối)