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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): phonetic  + semantic  (blow)

Han character[edit]

(radical 76 +7, 11 strokes, cangjie input 金口弓人 (CRNO), four-corner 87682)

  1. desire, want, long for
  2. intend

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 567, character 36
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 16080
  • Dae Jaweon: page 956, character 10
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 3, page 2140, character 7
  • Unihan data for U+6B32

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Yale yuk6)


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 6 “Kyōiku” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This character was sometimes used to phonetically transcribe the Old Japanese word for “night” (yo). [cf. Manyōshū : 4134]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(yok)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): [[]] (revised: yok, McCune-Reischauer: yok, Yale: yok)

Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin (yu4), Wade-Giles 4)

Compounds[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ beh, boeh)

  1. want, desire
  • (Literary) (traditional and simplified, POJ io̍k)

Compounds[edit]

See also[edit]

  • (Mandarin)

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(dục, giục)