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Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
曰-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

曰 曰 曰 曰
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Pictogram (象形) : a mouth with word or breath inside .

Han character[edit]

(radical 73 +0, 4 strokes, cangjie input 日 (A), X日 (XA), four-corner 60100, composition)

  1. say
    翁笑曰:「平昔不相往還,何由遺魂吾家?」 (In Classical Chinese)
  2. KangXi radical 73

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

  • Not to be confused with , which is generally slimmer and taller, and the middle stroke does not connect at the right.

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 502, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14278
  • Dae Jaweon: page 872, character 30
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1482, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+66F0

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yeuk6, yut6)


Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ yet, Guangdong jat7 [Meixian], zet7 [Hailu], jet7 [Siyan, Kwangtung], jet8 [Bao'an, Dongguan], Hagfa Pinyim yad6)

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin yuē (yue1), Wade-Giles yüeh1)

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuē)

  1. (classical) to say, to speak
    孔子曰... kǒngzǐ yuē...
    Confucius said...

Middle Chinese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(*hiuæt)


Min Nan[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(TLPA ua̍t (uat8))

References[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(viết, vất, vết, vít)