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See also: 耀

Translingual[edit]

Japanese stroke order
曜-jbw.png

Etymology[edit]

(sun) + ; composed of the sun and the wings of a bird (). As in: the sun flying by on the wings of a bird. This signifies a day of the week.

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +14, 18 strokes, cangjie input 日尸一土 (ASMG), four-corner 67014, composition)

  1. glorious, as sun
  2. daylight, sunlight

Related characters[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 501, character 11
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14227
  • Dae Jaweon: page 871, character 20
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1540, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+66DC

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yiu6)

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Japanese[edit]

Ryakuji for 曜.

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • 𫞂 [U+2B782] (ryakuji)

Usage notes[edit]

Used for the days of the week, for example 曜 (nichiyō) or 日曜日 (nichiyōbi) = Sunday.

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yào (yao4), Wade-Giles yao4)

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Compounds[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(diệu)

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