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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 日田中日 (AWLA), four-corner 66064)

  1. bright, light of rising sun

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 501, character 4
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14220
  • Dae Jaweon: page 871, character 13
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1538, character 9
  • Unihan data for U+66D9

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping syu5, Yale syu5)


Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of ake (brighten) and hono (faint)

Noun[edit]

(hiragana あけぼの, romaji akebono)

  1. the time when night fades and the morning faintly brightens; dawn

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(seo) (hangeul , revised seo, McCune-Reischauer sŏ, Yale se)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin shǔ (shu3), Wade-Giles shu3)