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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
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Han character[edit]

(radical 52 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 女戈 (VI))

  1. one
  2. tiny, small

Usage notes[edit]

is used instead of in mahjong.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 341, character 12
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 9189
  • Dae Jaweon: page 650, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1092, character 14
  • Unihan data for U+5E7A

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping jiu1, Yale yiu1)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yau, Guangdong jau1; zau1 [Hailu], jeu1 [Siyan])

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yāo (yao1), yào (yao4), Wade-Giles yao1, yao4)

Adjective[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yāo, traditional )

  1. youngest
    老么 informal manner of referring to the last (youngest) child in a family

Noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yāo, traditional )

  1. one (when spelling number on phone or in military)
  2. ace, one on dice or dominoes

Proper noun[edit]

(simplified, Pinyin yāo, traditional )

  1. a Chinese surname

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-02-14.

Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ iau (iau1), io (io1), Guangdong iao1, iou1)

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(yêu)