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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 38 +10, 13 strokes, cangjie input 女廿X金 (VTXC), four-corner 48437, composition)

  1. hate, detest
  2. suspect
  3. criticize

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 269, character 9
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 6618
  • Dae Jaweon: page 536, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1073, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+5ACC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jim4, Yale yim4)

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Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ hîam, Guangdong hiam2; hiam2, hio2 [Meixian], Hagfa Pinyim hiam2)

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References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

(-na inflection, hiragana いや, romaji iya)

  1. unpleasant, disgusting, offensive
    ぞっとするほど (いや) () ()った。
    zotto suru hodo iya na me ni atta.
    It was shockingly abhorrent.

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

いや (iya) sounds more masculine than やだ (yada), which has the same meaning but is more feminine.


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(hyeom) (hangeul , revised hyeom, McCune-Reischauer hyŏm)

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Mandarin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin xián (xian2), Wade-Giles hsien2)

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Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*hem)

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA hiâm (hiam5))

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References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(hiềm, hem, hèm)

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