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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 女中一人 (VLMO), four-corner 42413, composition)

  1. handsome, elegant
  2. used as a surname

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 259, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6202
  • Dae Jaweon: page 525, character 18
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1046, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+59DA

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jiu4, Yale yiu4)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yo)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: yo, McCune-Reischauer: yo)

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yáo (yao2), Wade-Giles yao2)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA iâu (iau5), (io5))

Descendants[edit]

  • (Hokkien dialect) Tagalog: Yao

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diêu)