尿

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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

尿 (radical 44 +4, 7 strokes, cangjie input 尸水 (SE), four-corner 77232, composition)

  1. urine
  2. urinate

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Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

尿 (Jyutping niu6, seoi1, Yale niu6, seui1)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

尿

(common “Jōyō” kanji)

  1. urine

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of yu (warm water) and the nominalization of the verb mar- (excrete).

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Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana ゆまり, romaji yumari)

  1. urine

Etymology 2[edit]

From yumari (id). Bilabial nasal /m/ looses nasality becoming /b/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana ゆばり, romaji yubari)

  1. urine

Etymology 3[edit]

From yubari (id). Inital /yu/ > */yi/ > /i/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana いばり, romaji ibari)

  1. urine

Etymology 4[edit]

From yubari (id), with the initial /yu/ dropping off.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana ばり, romaji bari)

  1. urine

Etymology 5[edit]

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Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana しと, romaji shito)

  1. urine

Etymology 6[edit]

Cognate with shito (id) and shii (id).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana しし, romaji shishi)

  1. urine

Etymology 7[edit]

Cognate with shito (id) and shishi (id).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana しい, romaji shii)

  1. urine

Etymology 8[edit]

/neu/ > [njoː].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

尿 (hiragana にょう, historical hiragana ねう, romaji nyō)

  1. urine

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

尿 (nyo) (hangeul , revised nyo, McCune-Reischauer nyo)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

尿 (Pinyin niào (niao4), suī (sui1), Wade-Giles niao4, sui1)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

尿 (TLPA jiō (jio7), liō (lio7))

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

尿 (niếu, niệu)