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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Han character[edit]

(radical 60 +6, 9 strokes, cangjie input 竹人中手 (HOLQ), four-corner 25207, composition)

  1. statute, principle, regulation, discipline

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 366, character 17
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 10097
  • Dae Jaweon: page 687, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 821, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+5F8B

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping leot6, Yale leut6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

  • 律儀 - faithful, honest
  • 律詩 - Chinese poetry of eight lines, Lüshi
  • 律動 - rhythmic movement
  • 律法 - the laws of Judaism, Torah
  • 律令 - historical legal code based on Confucianism
  • 因果律 - law of causality
  • 音律 - musical tuning system
  • 戒律 - religious commandment
  • 可換律 - commutative law (in mathematics)
  • 法律 - law, statute

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryul>yul) (hangeul [[>]], revised ryul>yul, McCune-Reischauer ryul>yul, Yale lyul>yul)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin lái (lai2), lài (lai4), (lü4), Wade-Giles lai2, lai4, lü4)

Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(luật, lót, lọt, rút, rụt, sụt, suốt, trót, luốt, rọt, sốt, trốt, trút)