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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 女竹大 (VHK), four-corner 42434, composition)

  1. strange, weird, supernatural

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 256, character 20
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6086
  • Dae Jaweon: page 520, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1031, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+5996

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jiu1, Yale yiu1)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. attractive
  2. bewitching
  3. calamity

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana およずれ, romaji oyozure)

  1. baseless rumors about a person
  2. short form of 妖言 (およずれごと) (oyozuregoto), of the same meaning

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yāo (yao1), Wade-Giles yao1)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(yêu, èo)

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